2020 Entry Draft Thread

Discussion in 'Montreal Canadiens' started by SOLR, Jun 21, 2019.

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  1. Frozenice the random dude

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    If there was empty seats I wonder if a lot of that was forced when a lot of corporations moved to Toronto or wherever.

    Plus, Montreal almost always spent as much as they could, except for recently, and that bought us a middling team.

    I don’t really care about the Cup that much anymore but I do want a good team to watch. If we beat Boston and/or Toronto in the playoffs I’d be happy.
     
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  2. Kotkaniemi15 Registered User

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    Lafrenière, Kotkaniemi, Caufield, Domi, Drouin, Suzuki, Poehling, Gallagher, etc... The talent up front would be ridiculous.

    Imagine

    Lafrenière - Kotkaniemi - Caufield
    Ylönen - Poehling - Suzuki
    Drouin - Domi - Gallagher

    We could legitimately roll three lines
     
  3. habsfan891 Registered User

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    If we draft 14 or 15 this year ill be so pissed i despise no mans land more than anything else
     
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  4. Habs Icing Formerly Onice

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    Yeah, we were really screwed this year.
     
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    Just because they got lucky this year means squat for any other year miracles like Caufield dropping dont happen that often so yes ill still be pissed at 14 or 15 this year
     
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    Yeah you're right, it was luck this year.
    2016 McAvoy, Chychrun
    2015: DeBrusk, Barzal
    2014: Larkin, Sanheim
     
  7. habsfan891 Registered User

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    Thats fine you can be hopelessly optimistic and happy with 15 overall all you want i do not share that opinion or happiness
     
  8. Binary Code How do I change that

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    Top-5 still looks better
     
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    Picking 15th and watching fun hockey >>>>>>>>> Picking 7th and listening to everyone bitch about losing all season
     
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    Picking a player who could maybe score PPG for this shit f***ing no offense team for 2 decades >>>> watching the Canadiens struggle to score again.
     
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  11. The Great Weise Timmins is da best but is unlucky

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    Pretty much impossible to get Lafreniere unless we get insanely lucky. However, if we finish last or 2nd last, we could get one of Laf, Byfield, Raymond, Lundell or Holtz.
     
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    I'm saying the top ten could score PPG as they have that upside. And I'd take that any day over one season of okay hockey.
     
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    Yep, I'll take the player thanks. bUt WaT aBoUt CaUfIeLd!? People were saying that it doesn't matter if we pick 15th or 16th. I think it did. The quality of player available at each pick in a draft is monotonically increasing.
     
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    Only because Philly went loco though, we got very lucky. You're right though, 1 spot can make a big difference.
     
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    I think it's interesting how even with both objective and subjective measures showing the value of picking even a spot higher, there are still people who will try to use anectodal evidence showing good players are still available at a given spot.

    Of course, Barzal was available at 15.

    However, he was also available at 4, along with Marner, Provorov, Meier, Werenski, Rantanen and everyone else in the draft. I'll take those odds if it means trading a player (for even more futures, such as the actual 16th pick) that won't have a significant impact once the team is ready to compete once again.
     
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    we're not getting lafreniere unless we trade for the 1st overall pick. this team is not good but its also nowhere near bad enough to finish bottom 10.
     
  17. The Great Weise Timmins is da best but is unlucky

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    Really? I think picking at 16th would have been unreal too. Heck even 17th would have been great. We had to chose between Caufield, Newhook and Krebs. That's pretty damn good. There are always steals available in mid to late teens.
     
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    I defoes prefered having the ability to pick Caufield over the inability to pick Caufield. I could hardly believe we had the chance.
     
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  19. The Great Weise Timmins is da best but is unlucky

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    I personally have Newhook over Caufield so picking 16th would have been just as great if not better.
     
  20. The Great Weise Timmins is da best but is unlucky

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    Is it weird that I like Byfield more than Jack Hughes?
     
  21. SOLR Registered User

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    Lol no, not at all. Hughes would not be top 5, and top 10 (in my rankings) in 2020.

    2020 is much stronger than 2019, we already know that: because the guys at the top have talent AND NHL bodies.
     
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  22. NotProkofievian Registered User

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    It's too early for either of us to say, so I just hope for our sake you're wrong. :sarcasm:
     
  23. The Great Weise Timmins is da best but is unlucky

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    I still took Caufield in the mock, so it's a win-win for me anyways. :D
     
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  25. dackelljuneaubulis02 Registered User

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    I'm really hoping for some crazy lotto win after just finishing out of the playoffs again. Absolute best case scenario. The conspiracy talk would be endless and I'd love it. At the very least MB is not afraid to get dirty. Rig the SOB!
     
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