Prospect Info: Oskari Laaksonen (2017, 89th) 2018-19 Ilves

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  1. Chainshot

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    Another European prospect!!!!
     
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    He's tiny?
     
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    Very young, extremely undersized D men, not great numbers....meh
     
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    Generously listed at 5'9
     
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    Someone explain why we just drafted a 5'9 130lb D. Thanks
     
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    he may be a Finnish D, but is he a D with finish? Eh?
     
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    Probably old numbers
     
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    5' 9" 130 lbs.




    Edit: Updated information lists him as 6' 1" 165 lbs.
     
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    This must be a guy PIT had high on their board. Did he really fail to crack the top 135 of central scouting????
     
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    Baahahhaahha, either genious move or complete insanity. :laugh::laugh:
     
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    Long game. Their scout must think he's got tremendous room for growth. This pick works, it's the type that can make a scouts career.
     
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    David Ferrance was sitting right there. They must think he's the next Erik Karlsson or something idk. I don't think there's anyway 5-9 130 is correct, probably old.
     
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    Listed as 6'1 and 165
     
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    this is the type of draft you take some high risk/high reward type picks. Especially in these rounds.
     
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    Right... though a guy who wasn't listed probably could've been had a bit later.

    I'm biased because I think Farrance will be a stud, but I think we could've likely gotten this kid with a later pick...
     
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    How the heck is there a 4 inch, 30 lbs discrepancy in his size?
     
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    Gifted puck mover with great vision, long term upside
     
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    I agree this is where you take a high risk guy but Farrance should of been the pick. He is a high reward guy. I probably would of taken him in the second round. There is not much info out there on this guy.
     
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    It appears not many people had scouting reports on him.

    As a result measures can be wrong. This happened with olaffsson...his measures were wrong.


    Still there will be a big asterisk on this pick and why they didn't pick Farrance.
     
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    Unless he knew Pitt had him high too. Which he would know.
     

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