Go on record: what does MB do with #3?

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What does MB do with #3?

  1. Draft Zadina

    59.6%
  2. Draft tkachuk

    14.8%
  3. Draft someone else (who?)

    11.2%
  4. Trade down for player + lower 1st

    5.2%
  5. Trade for player + not another 1st

    4.0%
  6. Other (explain)

    5.2%
  1. Shabs

    Shabs Registered User

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    I say he trades it for a youngish Centre. I hope I’m wrong.

    Edit: the idea of this poll is what do you think our all-wise GM will do, unlike the other poll which is what would you do?
     
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  2. WeThreeKings

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    He drafts Tkachuk and we spend the next decade watching every other player selected in the top 10 be a better player than him.
     
  3. koyvoo

    koyvoo unsustainable

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    Draft Zadina, aka-next Jagr
     
  4. ToLegitToQuit

    ToLegitToQuit Loyal Habs Fan

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    1. Zadina

    2. Teams with depth at center will be making the call about a trade. They know we need centers and they know how good Zadina is. It's anybodies guess at what they offer.
     
  5. MXD

    MXD James St. John Smythe

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    1. Zadina
    2. Trades down in order to draft one of Kotkaniemi, Veleno or Hayton is available (that's depending on the trade partner)
     
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    Personally, since #3 doesn’t have a can’t miss star and given this organizations one strength, left shot wingers, I’d be open to trading down, draft a center and pick up another quality asset. Habs are one organization that needs quantity. Two 6.5-7/10’s are better than one 7.5-8/10.
     
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    He drafts whoever is left between Svechnikov or Zadina
     
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  8. The Great Schlemko

    The Great Schlemko "The Food Will Be Better"

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    There is literally the same poll on the other thread
     
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    1. Draft Zadina.
    2. Bring back plecky and claim he will be a mentor for zadina. Insuring that he is on the right side of the Attitude line.
     
  10. Shabs

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    The other one is what you would do. This one is what you think bozovin WILL do. Different.
     
  11. The Great Schlemko

    The Great Schlemko "The Food Will Be Better"

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    Next poll, what could you do with the 3rd overall? Then, what could Bergevin do with the 3rd overall?
     
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  12. Shabs

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    Naw, just these two. Have a nice day :)
     
  13. lynx

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    Zadina, a pure scorer which is a major need for the Habs, it has to be him.
     
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    WWJD with the 3rd pick.
     
  15. HomeAndHome

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    At this point I'm really hoping he just drafts Zadina, don't know if I trust him to do anything else. I'd assume his idea of a trade offer that can't be turned down is much different than what the majority of us think, but I'd love to be proven wrong.
     
  16. JianYang

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    Trade it for a dog.
     
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    He will do the easy (and IMO) right thing and draft Zadina. No need to over complicate things.
     
  18. sandviper

    sandviper No Ragrets

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    I want Boqvist, but we’ll likely draft Zadina, which I will be happy with.

    This is all assuming Carolina drafts Svechnikov which I expect they will, but who knows with that franchise.
     
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    He will take Zadina. Honestly, it will be anti-climatic.
     
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    Trade the number 3 pick for Borgstrom in Florida! They are stacked at center, or package patches with the pick for a bigger deal including Borgstrom, As long as he is involved in the deal i really don't care. Obviously if patches was the tipping point it would need to be more.

    Maybe this would pry him from the organization.
     
  21. Habs100

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    Trade up to #2 and draft Svechnikov.

    Crazy how Habs let Dudley join Canes right as draft approaches. That seems to be a killer for this deal - Dudley knows Bergevin's hand.
     
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    Bluffing with King high I reckon
     
  23. Hannibal

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    Draft one of the three wingers.
     
  24. WeThreeKings

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    I don't think it's really a big deal. The Habs haven't finalized their final draft list. The hurricanes are selecting in front of the Canadiens. Dudley will likely be bound to a confidentiality agreement.

    In every subsequent round, we select ahead of them. There's really no risk here.
     
  25. Laurentide

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    I still not able to cast a ballot yet but I would predict what WeThreeKings said above to be the closest approximation of what actually goes down: we will draft "attitude" over "aptitude" by taking Tkachuk and then spend the next decade wondering why we still can't score goals.
     
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