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02-12-2017, 09:43 AM
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Unfortunately, no third round pick this year. Bruins have these picks:

1st
2nd - from Edmonton
4th
6th
7th
7th - from Florida

Bucek is ranked 97th among North American skaters on NHL Central Scouting's mid-term rankings. Add in Euros and goalies and you are looking at a fourth rounder.
Thx Dom, I never see those rankings or if I do they usually stop after 1st round picks and other sites I think I have to subscribe and Mrs Odaat would kill me as I`m on here enough. I have stated in either this thread or another I`d like to see them move either Miller or McQuaid and try to get that 3rd round pick back. I can`t stand this team having no pick in any round at all and have long felt, gems found in any round with some solid scouting and some luck of course

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02-12-2017, 10:09 AM
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Thx Dom, I never see those rankings or if I do they usually stop after 1st round picks and other sites I think I have to subscribe and Mrs Odaat would kill me as I`m on here enough. I have stated in either this thread or another I`d like to see them move either Miller or McQuaid and try to get that 3rd round pick back. I can`t stand this team having no pick in any round at all and have long felt, gems found in any round with some solid scouting and some luck of course
central's rankings are free Andrew.

here you go http://www.nhl.com/ice/draftprospect...Rank&year=2017

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02-12-2017, 10:11 AM
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What Boston's biggest needs for upcoming draft?.
Is it goaltending defense or offence or all positions.

Right now seems there's some-kind goalie issue because Rask and Khubodin are injured and Subban hasn't been that good.
So if you were in Don Sweeney who you would take 1st pick.

Would you take 1st line center, scoring winger, puck-moving defenseman, 2way defenseman or back-up goalie for Rask.
Here's some draft eligible prospect for Europe.

http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=214318
Lias Andersson ( C / LW)

http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=286397
Ukko Pekka Luukkonen ( G)



http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=250075
Miro Heiskanen ( LD / RD)

http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=222125
Kristian Vesalainen ( LW / RW)

http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=197821
Robin Salo ( LD)

http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=180538
Urho Vaakanainen ( LD)

Draft eligible North American prospects.

Eeli Tolvanen LW / RW ( committed to Boston college season 2017-2018)
http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=249730

Nico Hischier C
http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=116244

Juuso Valimaki LD
http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=221525

Gabe Vilardi C
http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=286867

Nolan Patrick C
http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=201274

Henri Jokiharju RD
http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=277056

Stuart Skinner G
http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=166664

Kailer Yamamoto C / LW
http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=247915

Aleksi Heponiemi C
http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=284816
You forgot to add Cal Foote of the Kelowna Rockets WHL son of Adam Foote.
Draft some bloodlines as it helps a lot. Notice the Tkachuks, Reinhardts of the draft now being awesome.

Kelowna is a defence building machine having groomed players such as Weber, Hannan, Duncan Keith, the list goes on for D men.

Cal Foote is a no brainier and will be there in the mid - late first round.

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02-12-2017, 10:14 AM
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central's rankings are free Andrew.

here you go http://www.nhl.com/ice/draftprospect...Rank&year=2017
thanks Dom, I went to a few sites a couple of days ago and they were subscription only and I wasn`t really into doing that.

Koltygin (44th by the site you sent me) is a nice player, but he`s a C and not someone I think the B`s are looking for but Chekhovich of Drummondville could be, doesn`t bring much in the physical game but has skill to burn, another kid who is fighting with consistency from the games I`ve caught

Thanks again for the link

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02-13-2017, 01:29 AM
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The more I see Kailer Yamamoto the more I hope he ends up in Boston. Small, shifty playmaker lighting up the WHL.

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02-13-2017, 07:37 AM
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The more I see Kailer Yamamoto the more I hope he ends up in Boston. Small, shifty playmaker lighting up the WHL.
I was thinking that too. So far he is ranked in the 20s I think, so defski within range of our pick.

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02-13-2017, 08:40 AM
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If Lias Andersson or Cal Foote fall, we should grab them without any consideration at all.

I also like Sasha Chmelevski a lot.

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02-13-2017, 04:54 PM
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What are the chances the Bruins still have a 1st round pick this year?

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02-13-2017, 08:20 PM
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What are the chances the Bruins still have a 1st round pick this year?
I say 50/50 but this is a weak draft so no big deal to me if they move it for something. We are talking about prospects in that 15-22 range and all come with significant risk is say. Yamamoto is interesting but so was josh ho sang and he's been underwhelming in NY. People talking middelstadt as a top 5 pick when I doubt he's top 15 last year. Fwiw I think that kid is great, really stood out at u18 last year, but he wasn't a top 5 pick to me

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02-13-2017, 09:03 PM
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I say 50/50 but this is a weak draft so no big deal to me if they move it for something. We are talking about prospects in that 15-22 range and all come with significant risk is say. Yamamoto is interesting but so was josh ho sang and he's been underwhelming in NY. People talking middelstadt as a top 5 pick when I doubt he's top 15 last year. Fwiw I think that kid is great, really stood out at u18 last year, but he wasn't a top 5 pick to me
Yamamoto doesn't come with the attitude and baggage and is a better . By all accounts he seems like a good kid.

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02-15-2017, 11:16 AM
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D man Cal Foote of the Kelowna Rockets who have primed great NHL DMen over the years.

Weber, Hannan, Keith to name a few..plus we get the bloodlines from The Foote family.

No brainier Boston, can't miss kid, watch him all the time!

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02-15-2017, 01:31 PM
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You forgot to add Cal Foote of the Kelowna Rockets WHL son of Adam Foote.
Draft some bloodlines as it helps a lot. Notice the Tkachuks, Reinhardts of the draft now being awesome.

Kelowna is a defence building machine having groomed players such as Weber, Hannan, Duncan Keith, the list goes on for D men.

Cal Foote is a no brainier and will be there in the mid - late first round.
The poster was listing EUROPEAN prospects, though he did include a few NA players.

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02-15-2017, 01:34 PM
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I don't want to rain on anyone's parade, but with the number of selections the B's have made the last few years, the fact that many have been progressing, and with the weak draft...

I don't see any way the B's have their 2017 1st after the trade deadline (barring a major injury and/or complete collapse of the team in the next couple of weeks).

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02-15-2017, 04:55 PM
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Top D-man. I'd rather overload on that position, since there's a fair chance that none of our current prospects will turn into a #1 defenceman. It's also the most important position in hockey, IMO. Still, I'd pick a forward over a defenceman if he happens to have clearly better potential.
CAL Foote of the Kelowna Rockets is going to be a stud. This is a no brainier.

Drafting bloodlines here and Rockets Dman nurtinring who have produced some of the world series best defensemen over the years such a short Keith and WEBER..

TAke Cal Foote if he's there...

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