PMD's in the 2011 draft

Discussion in 'NHL Draft - Prospects' started by Chris Drurys Weekend, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. Fitzy

    Fitzy Very Stable Genius

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    We hear a lot about Ryan Murphy and Hamilton in this draft, but as a Ranger fan, those two will be far out of reach by the time we pick (17th-20th?)

    We only have one puck moving defenseman in the entire system (Del Zotto) Are there any other good offensive defenseman that would be available in the second half of the first-2nd round of this draft?
     
  2. SuperSaiyanBeastmode

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    adam clendening, should be available in the 2nd round.
     
  3. Pi

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    Lots of UFA's. Ryan Murphy will be gone in the top 5, and Hamilton likely in the top 8.

    2nd round PMD's would definitely take some time to develop.
     
  4. Nullus Reverentia

    Nullus Reverentia Hic Sunt Dracones

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    For mid-late first round, Scott Mayfield would be a target.
     
  5. AwesomePanthers

    AwesomePanthers Maybe next season

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    Beaulieu might be available, not sure if he is considered a PMD though.
     
  6. Qubax

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    Yah I agree on Mayfield, I think he has a chance to be the Justin Faulk of this draft...which is really what the OP is looking for...
     
  7. Richiebottles

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    How is MDZ doing in the AHL ?
     
  8. Fitzy

    Fitzy Very Stable Genius

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    Still out with a hand injury I believe.

    No one is entirely sure what caused his play to dip so badly, but honestly, he'll never be the best defensive defenseman in the world so until he regains PP form, he won't see the NHL on a regular basis.
     
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    Myles Bell of Regina will probably go in the second round.
     
  10. RangerRed

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    One guy who has been getting pretty underrated lately is Xavier Ouellet, we're not getting enough buzz about him.
     
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    i think this draft after the top 6 or 7 is a crap shoot so even if new york grabs a guy ranked to go in the second round and he fits there needs might not be a bad idea
     
  12. Xavier Ouellet needs some work on his defensive game, but he is a good puck mover, good vision and nice tape to tape pass.

    2nd round pick.
     
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    How about Duncan Seimen or Joe Morrow
     
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    jonas brodin, when in a doubt pick a swede
     
  15. GM17*

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    NYR have the best shot at drafting Beaulieu, who is a PMD. Very offensive minded.
     
  16. zeus3007*

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    Those are pretty bold statements considering most experts are saying after 5 is a grab bag, and seeing gm`s shy away from d-men last season. Are you guaranteeing that Murphy will be taken before Huberdeau and Strome. Fowler was a consensus top 5 last year, and he fell from the top ten for little reason other than the fact that the GM`s weren`t picking d-men. I could actually see Murphy and Hamilton both falling to around 10th, with Hamilton being picked before Murphy.
     

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