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8 hours ago, HOLLYWOOD said:

I have to point this out, 2016 NHL Draft coverage has to be the worse ever. Talking heads not and/or weak coverage on the picks, especially not interviewing all the 1st rounders, so-called experts saying 200+ draftees are all great-good picks, and then the constant rambling on speculative trades instead of covering the draft picks and team fits, tired of hearing Stamkos and everything else which wont take place until July 1st.

 

Horrible draft format/coverage/technicals by both NBCSports and the NHL channel  

 

Only high point, Bettman Booed

I think the stupidest thing I heard was on the 1st round NHL Tonight recap show that was airing from Fri night and constantly repeated on NHLN to the start on Sat AM....

Dave Reid on Auston Matthews: (pp) "Auston Matthews is the most talented prospect taken at #1 overall in YEARS!".

He seriously said this, and I'm just thinking to myself uhhhh McDavid? 

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Michael McLeod - Bob 15, Pronman 20, McKeens 7, FC 15, Lowetide 23, ISS 13

Nathan Bastian - Bob 36, FC 37, Pronman 76, McKeens 49, Lowetide 33, ISS 31

Joey Anderson - Bob 56, FC 55, Pronman 33, McKeens 82, Lowetide 88, ISS 69

Jesper Bratt - NR, FC 78, Pronman 49, McKeens 128, Lowetide 100, ISS 130

Brandon Gignac - NR, FC 83, Pronman NR, McKeens 83, Lowetide 66

Mikhail Maltsev - Bob 80, FC 98, Pronman NR, ISS 90, Lowetide NR

Yegor Rykov - Bob NR, FC 114, Pronman 59, Lowetide 83, ISS 145

 

Some nice picks in there, i left out Cormier and Davies since they are barely ranked.

 

 

 

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I just listened to the Marek vs Wyshynski podcast recorded on Friday night after the 1st round.   There were three interesting points:

1.  Marek mentioned that is all his conversations with scouts, Brown was the one guy that most of them said they hoped they didn't have to make a choice on.   Essentially he was the highest risk/reward prospect.  

2.  He also said McLeod has a good shot and that he just doesn't use it enough.   Most reports I saw just said he had a weak shot.

3.  There was apparently a lot of talk that Max Jones might go as high as 10 and that when Marek talked to Jones later, he said Max thought he was going 10th to Colorado as well.  

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1 hour ago, Lateralous said:

I just listened to the Marek vs Wyshynski podcast recorded on Friday night after the 1st round.   There were three interesting points:

1.  Marek mentioned that is all his conversations with scouts, Brown was the one guy that most of them said they hoped they didn't have to make a choice on.   Essentially he was the highest risk/reward prospect.  

2.  He also said McLeod has a good shot and that he just doesn't use it enough.   Most reports I saw just said he had a weak shot.

3.  There was apparently a lot of talk that Max Jones might go as high as 10 and that when Marek talked to Jones later, he said Max thought he was going 10th to Colorado as well.  

yeah, reading some of the reports its more of a hesitation to shoot rather than a soft shot... and the kid takes face-offs and plays on the PK so there is a brain there. he also apparently plays the game extremely quick, so there is higher chance of a wrong decision ,,,, now we all hope for the big upside

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5 hours ago, Jas0nMacIsaac said:

Michael McLeod - Bob 15, Pronman 20, McKeens 7, FC 15, Lowetide 23, ISS 13

Nick Baptiste - Bob 36, FC 37, Pronman 76, McKeens 49, Lowetide 33, ISS 31

Joey Anderson - Bob 56, FC 55, Pronman 33, McKeens 82, Lowetide 88, ISS 69

Jesper Bratt - NR, FC 78, Pronman 49, McKeens 128, Lowetide 100, ISS 130

Brandon Gignac - NR, FC 83, Pronman NR, McKeens 83, Lowetide 66

Mikhail Maltsev - Bob 80, FC 98, Pronman NR, ISS 90, Lowetide NR

Yegor Rykov - Bob NR, FC 114, Pronman 59, Lowetide 83, ISS 145

 

Some nice picks in there, i left out Cormier and Davies since they are barely ranked.

Did you leave out Nathan Bastian or confuse Baptiste with Bastian??? 

I don't know if this has been said but if you watch some of the videos on Bastian, he played with Nylander and McLeod on Missagua in juniors.  They had a some really amazing chemistry together so it will be a real treat to see if we can get to see Bastian and McLeod together on the same line.  

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20 hours ago, Jas0nMacIsaac said:

Michael McLeod - Bob 15, Pronman 20, McKeens 7, FC 15, Lowetide 23, ISS 13

Nathan Bastian - Bob 36, FC 37, Pronman 76, McKeens 49, Lowetide 33, ISS 31

Joey Anderson - Bob 56, FC 55, Pronman 33, McKeens 82, Lowetide 88, ISS 69

Jesper Bratt - NR, FC 78, Pronman 49, McKeens 128, Lowetide 100, ISS 130

Brandon Gignac - NR, FC 83, Pronman NR, McKeens 83, Lowetide 66

Mikhail Maltsev - Bob 80, FC 98, Pronman NR, ISS 90, Lowetide NR

Yegor Rykov - Bob NR, FC 114, Pronman 59, Lowetide 83, ISS 145

so what are the near term career paths for our haul? does McLeod and bastian continue to wear the mapleleafs colors next year?

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On 6/26/2016 at 5:01 PM, RizzMB30 said:

Did you leave out Nathan Bastian or confuse Baptiste with Bastian??? 

I don't know if this has been said but if you watch some of the videos on Bastian, he played with Nylander and McLeod on Missagua in juniors.  They had a some really amazing chemistry together so it will be a real treat to see if we can get to see Bastian and McLeod together on the same line.  

Wasn't it Nylander at the draft interview, stated that McLeod and Bastian are best friends too?  That chemistry-communication-positional play should help both in their success for the Devs

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