Prospect Info: 2015 NHL Draft #30 - Nick Merkley C/RW

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    Solid value pick for you guys. He was my 3rd rated WHL player and fell about 10 spots more than I expected.

    My thoughts on him:

    http://whl-from-above.blogspot.ca/2015/05/final-whl-rankings-2015-nhl-draft.html

     
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    when does the second round start?
     
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    I love the Merkley pick, think we were lucky he fell that far. I do think it's ironic though that on the day DM tried so hard to make Gagner disappear, he drafts the second coming of him.
     
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    Doesn't Merkley have much more of an edge to his game?
     
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    Yes. A lot more.
     
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    Seems like an odd comparison then.
     
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    Ah, so you noticed ;)
     
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    He must've meant play with the puck? Lanky is usually pretty spot on.
     
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    Nick is my second cousin. Cool to see someone in the extended family get drafted into the show. I'll be a supporter of his all the way.
     
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    Love this pick
    Want to get a new home Merkley jersey. What number will he wear?
     
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    Yeah, from what i ve watched, he's closer to marchand/oshie than gagner.
     
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    Merkley seems like the kind of guy who wouldn't have a problem punching a guy a foot taller than him if he felt the need to
     
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    I haven't seen Merkley play really at all, but watching the highlights and how he's described makes me think he's the perfect hybrid of Ray Whitney and Vernon Fiddler.
     
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    Merkley pick is fantastic...he's a perfect RW compliment to all of the LW snipers we have on the team.

    Perlini/Dvorak/Merkley sounds good to me in a couple years. :handclap:
     
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    The more I watch of him the more I love this pick.
     
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    Coyotes' scouts see him as a RW, not a center, at the pro level.
     

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