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Re: Leafs 2017 Entry Draft
« Reply #15 on: June 23, 2017, 07:46:45 PM »
As a fan it's weird not having a clue how the first 10 or so picks are supposed to go.

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« Reply #16 on: June 23, 2017, 07:50:33 PM »

They've brought up repeatedly that Cody Glass, a kid with top 10 talent, had to stop playing for a while because his family couldn't afford it and yet nobody has stopped to say that, you know, that's kind of messed up and wrong and a problem in minor hockey.

But don't worry, they asked repeatedly about the kid's dead grandmother.
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« Reply #17 on: June 23, 2017, 07:54:18 PM »
I would love us to move up and grab Liljegren. Whats everyones thoughts?

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« Reply #18 on: June 23, 2017, 07:56:27 PM »

Is it me or is this really strange and subdued draft coverage? Like the guys at the desk are Cosentino and Debrusk which is Sportsnet's Z team with someone like Elliott Friedman on the floor asking useless questions and Jeff Marek doing...something I suppose.

Maybe I'm just comparing it to the NBA last night but it seems like Sportsnet's top guys all declined to show up.

Yeah, that's weird. I wonder what they'll do if a big trade drops.

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« Reply #19 on: June 23, 2017, 07:57:47 PM »
Mittelstadt goes to Buffalo. He had a bit of top-5 potential. Wings are up. Do they go with Liljegren?

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« Reply #20 on: June 23, 2017, 07:58:18 PM »
I would love us to move up and grab Liljegren. Whats everyones thoughts?

It would depend on the cost?
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« Reply #21 on: June 23, 2017, 08:00:24 PM »
Does Sportsnet have a list of dead friends/relatives for every prospect ready to go or something?

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Re: Leafs 2017 Entry Draft
« Reply #22 on: June 23, 2017, 08:02:00 PM »
Wings seem to make the first blunder with Michael Rasmussen at 9.

I thought they'd take Liljegren, or maybe Gabriel Vilardi who is dropped down the draft pretty hard and played nearby in Windsor.

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« Reply #23 on: June 23, 2017, 08:06:13 PM »
I would love us to move up and grab Liljegren. Whats everyones thoughts?

It would depend on the cost?

For a kid that was ranked up at the top potential first overall I would take the chance. I think Valardi goes next. Only 6 picks after that to ours so I would be on the phones with the teams ahead of us. With such a small difference in moving up or back with a trading partner and give up our 17th might not be that much to give up. C'mon Lou.
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« Reply #24 on: June 23, 2017, 08:08:17 PM »
Nice keep taking forwards.

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« Reply #25 on: June 23, 2017, 08:08:57 PM »
Drafting Owen Tippet is a sign the Panthers are shying away from analytics.

Good analysis guy whose name I'm not learning.

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« Reply #26 on: June 23, 2017, 08:10:35 PM »
I would love us to move up and grab Liljegren. Whats everyones thoughts?

It would depend on the cost?

For a kid that was ranked up at the top potential first overall I would take the chance. I think Valardi goes next. Only 6 picks after that to ours so I would be on the phones with the teams ahead of us. With such a small difference in moving up or back with a trading partner and give up our 17th might not be that much to give up. C'mon Lou.

Lots of guys who were ranked highly the year before their draft and then fell ended up falling for a reason so I'm inclined to look at the more recent rankings as being pretty significant.

But again, without knowing the cost I'm not going to have a strong opinion.
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Re: Leafs 2017 Entry Draft
« Reply #27 on: June 23, 2017, 08:10:55 PM »

Is it me or is this really strange and subdued draft coverage? Like the guys at the desk are Cosentino and Debrusk which is Sportsnet's Z team with someone like Elliott Friedman on the floor asking useless questions and Jeff Marek doing...something I suppose.

Maybe I'm just comparing it to the NBA last night but it seems like Sportsnet's top guys all declined to show up.

Sports net has done a terrible job with the NHL across the board since getting the rights.

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Re: Leafs 2017 Entry Draft
« Reply #28 on: June 23, 2017, 08:13:53 PM »
Kings take Vilardi at 11. Biggest drop so far. McKenzie had him at 5, Pronman at 3, Marek at 6.

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Re: Leafs 2017 Entry Draft
« Reply #29 on: June 23, 2017, 08:19:56 PM »
Lots and lots of good players left and getting closer to 17.

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