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    Kakko Overtaking Hughes as the Number One Pick?

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    1. Kaapo Kakko, RW, TPS (Liiga), 6-foot-2, 194 pounds: Patrik Laine and Jesperi Kotkaniemi have paved the way with a similar career path. There is some thought Kakko could play centre, and if the team picking first believes that, he may very well bypass Hughes.

    2. Jack Hughes, C, USNTDP, 5-foot-10, 168 pounds: If — and this is a big IF — he is a consolation prize, it will be like winning the lottery.
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    please god let us in the top 2!
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    I don't think I realized that Kakko was such a big boy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThirtyONE View Post
    please god let us in the top 2!
    wont happen. we're too stupid to properly tank and rebuild

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    I don't see a reason they can't fall to fifth (worst) over the next handful of games. That would give them a 26.1% at a top-three pick and an 8.5% chance at first overall. It's possible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil in Absentia View Post
    I don't see a reason they can't fall to fifth (worst) over the next handful of games. That would give them a 26.1% at a top-three pick and an 8.5% chance at first overall. It's possible.
    Either of the top two would be a HUGE step in this rebuild. Cost controlled franchise players.

    Which we haven’t had since Leetch?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Puck Head View Post
    Either of the top two would be a HUGE step in this rebuild. Cost controlled franchise players.

    Which we haven’t had since Leetch?


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    Yup. They've had what they hoped were franchise players who turned out not to be (Brendl, Lundmark —*4th and 9th respectively), but haven't had their own guy in place from the get-go since Leetch. Cherepanov probably would have been, but we all know what happened there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    wont happen. we're too stupid to properly tank and rebuild
    By too stupid you mean Hank won’t leave. They tried. He said no.

    Without Hank this team is near or at the bottom of the league this year.
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    I don't think so, he's been fairly ordinary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dunny View Post
    I don't think so, he's been fairly ordinary.
    He's still above average, but without him, they're definitely a bottom-three club.
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    Without him, or a reasonable facsimile.

    7/8 of the starting goalies in this league are at his level or above. Our best goalie in the Org wasn't even on the roster this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThirtyONE View Post
    By too stupid you mean Hank won’t leave. They tried. He said no.

    Without Hank this team is near or at the bottom of the league this year.
    2.99 GAA and .909 save percentage

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil in Absentia View Post
    He's still above average, but without him, they're definitely a bottom-three club.
    2.99 GAA and .909 save percentage

    above average?

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    draft-wise, be happy he didnt have a long hot streak and steal games like the Henrik of seasons past
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    Quote Originally Posted by josh View Post
    draft-wise, be happy he didnt have a long hot streak and steal games like the Henrik of seasons past
    he was on a roll in the beginning of the season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    he was on a roll in the beginning of the season.
    before Quinn got to him.
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    wrong thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    2.99 GAA and .909 save percentage

    above average?
    On a team with the 26th-worst goal-differential, who is 30th-ranked in shot attempts (blocked and unblocked). Kind of important qualifiers in the conversation, no?

    He's also just outside the top-10 among goalies with at least 1000 minutes played (so, basically starters) in high danger shots against, high danger saves, and high danger save percentage.

    But this isn't about Hank. We can talk about that in a new thread, if you want.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil in Absentia View Post
    On a team with the 26th-worst goal-differential, who is 30th-ranked in shot attempts (blocked and unblocked). Kind of important qualifiers in the conversation, no?

    He's also just outside the top-10 among goalies with at least 1000 minutes played (so, basically starters) in high danger shots against, high danger saves, and high danger save percentage.

    But this isn't about Hank. We can talk about that in a new thread, if you want.
    right...and most of the nights he started, he had his period

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