As for the 6th pick, there aren't any good matches because in order to trade a player for a 6th overall pick you have to be willing to get worse, and most teams are not looking to do that. I can only think of two trades of top 10 draft picks in the last several drafts - the Schneider deal and the Staal trade.
2 trades of top ten picks in three years doesn't make it seem like such a rarity. And in this case, if maybe not for the sixth pick, Edmonton is a pretty good match to make a trade to be able to draft one of Provorov, Hanifin or Warenski. Unless they want to take a shot and see if Kylington is still around at 16.
Otherwise, Lou's comments about the sixth pick are encouraging. It could be a total bust, but at least it's even more clear that he isn't blind to reality. It'll show in the second and third rounds though if he cuts it out with drafting size over skill, I.e no more Connor Chathams over Brayden Points.
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