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    He'll be in Finland next season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by east coast View Post
    Guess Holland is no expert either. What has he ever won? Like I said, a smart organization will get Zadina.
    Many scouts had Zadina falling outside the top 5. Taking him where he did doesn't make Holland an expert. It makes him opportunistic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hairnova View Post
    He'll be in Finland next season.
    Why? His age??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Habs-25 View Post
    Why? His age??
    Yes and he needs to develop more. 2 years away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Isaac25 View Post
    Played high level pro at just 17.
    Not sure Finland is high level pro.
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    Quote Originally Posted by east coast View Post
    Guess Holland is no expert either. What has he ever won? Like I said, a smart organization will get Zadina.
    Holland’s draft history over the last 15-years may be worth a sneak peak


    “We haven’t reached the ultimate, of where you walk into the building and you can sort of smell victory. But we’re a step closer to that this year than we were last year.”


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    Quote Originally Posted by Krustchev View Post
    Nobody wants Zadina but the “experts” on this board.
    "No way we enter the 2017-2018 seaon with the roster we had in July 2017" agrees with you.
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    Well, didn't really matter we got the 3rd overall pick. Especially with MB at the helm of the titanic.
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    So, did we just draft another Danault?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCountofMonteCristo View Post
    "No way we enter the 2017-2018 seaon with the roster we had in July 2017" agrees with you.
    "Fucale will be our starter in 2019"
    Some GMs get you to the playoffs and some GMs get you through the playoffs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lecoqsportif View Post
    So, did we just draft another Danault?
    Nah, that was Arizona.
    I probably work too much for my own good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lecoqsportif View Post
    So, did we just draft another Danault?
    MB's mistake, he didn't take the best available player. He was pressured to take a C. But, to his defense, he makes a lot of mistakes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sal_Butera View Post
    Holland’s draft history over the last 15-years may be worth a sneak peak
    His last 3 years as a GM was our moronic

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    Quote Originally Posted by GGpX View Post
    Nah, that was Arizona.
    Legit 2C? I’m grasping here.

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    I still don't understand why MB didn't trade the #3 pick for like #9-#12 , because that's where Kotkaniemi would have gone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Habs-25 View Post
    No1 C potential?? Will he be NHL ready from this season? Or we will see another one converted to W!!
    I say 2 years away

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    Quote Originally Posted by lecoqsportif View Post
    Legit 2C? I’m grasping here.
    Kotkaniemi? I think that's a good projection. Maybe he can maybe become a #1, although I'm not overly convinced.

    Hayton, though, screams #3 center. I'm not a fan.
    I probably work too much for my own good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xposbrad View Post
    I still don't understand why MB didn't trade the #3 pick for like #9-#12 , because that's where Kotkaniemi would have gone.
    no way of knowing that. this draft was unpredictable after 1-2. Look who Rangers drafted.
    Some GMs get you to the playoffs and some GMs get you through the playoffs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xposbrad View Post
    MB's mistake, he didn't take the best available player. He was pressured to take a C. But, to his defense, he makes a lot of mistakes.
    I think we may have got the BPA... maybe behind Quinn Hughes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xposbrad View Post
    I still don't understand why MB didn't trade the #3 pick for like #9-#12 , because that's where Kotkaniemi would have gone.
    He didn't want to trade next years 1 to do it

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