Southern Fan wrote:Now we have to worry about the Capitals beating us out :x
There are pretty much 4 players right now who are considered the elite guys, Johnson, Kessel, Toews and Staal. Either of them would be a great pick.
Steve wrote:There are pretty much 4 players right now who are considered the elite guys, Johnson, Kessel, Toews and Staal. Either of them would be a great pick.
Exactly - and it's embarrassing that our team is once again looking at a last place finish, and some of our fans are rooting for it....
Steve wrote:I'd rather see our team improve, see some of the younger guys gel and gain some chemistry. That is more important (to me) then obtaining the number one pick, especially in a year where there is no clear cut #1. (i.e. crosby, AO).
I don't want our team to turn into the Bengals, drafting in the first few slots overall every year, and making the playoffs every 20 years - and the hockey hall of fame is full of players drafted 5th-10th overall.
Looking forward to the draft is fun, and we should get some reward for the season we've all suffered from, so it's all good.
Let's go Pens!
Peter wrote:Yes you would rather finish just close to the playoffs. Because it would be exciting.
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