2008 NHL Draft


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Purchase cialis cheap 31. Purchase cialis cheap Florida Panthers – Colby Robak (D)
THN: #18 – CSS: #13 NA skater – RLR: #24 – McK: #38
ISS: #19 (Brent Burns) – TSN: #28 (Joni Pitkanen)
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Purchase cialis cheap 32. Purchase cialis cheap Los Angeles Kings – Mitch Wahl (C)
THN: #37 – CSS: #64 NA skater – RLR: #64 – McK: #29
ISS: #39 (No player comparison) – TSN: #52 (Matt Stajan)
With three second round picks, purchase cialis cheap the Kings will go for a bit of reach as they bring in the native Californian who plays well at both ends of the ice and is a strong playmaker backed with solid hockey sense.

Purchase cialis cheap 33. Purchase cialis cheap St. Purchase cialis cheap Louis Blues – Aaron Ness (D)
THN: #43 – CSS: #27 NA skater – RLR: #23 – McK: #45
ISS: #29 (Brian Rafalski) – TSN: #40 (Phil Housely)
The winner of the 2008 Minnesota’s Mr. Purchase cialis cheap Hockey award, purchase cialis cheap Ness is as strong an offensive d-man as there is in the draft. Purchase cialis cheap The one drawback is his size (5-10/162).

Purchase cialis cheap 34. Purchase cialis cheap St. Purchase cialis cheap Louis Blues – Nicolas Deschamps (C)
THN: #35 – CSS: #57 NA skater – RLR: #17 – McK: #18
ISS: #25 (Jarret Stoll) – TSN: #25 (Patrice Bergeron)
The Blues continue to build for the future. Purchase cialis cheap Deschamps is a hard working two-way player who got better as the season wore on. Purchase cialis cheap He scored five points in six playoff games and then scored three goals in seven games as a checking center with Canada’s U-18 season following the QMJHL playoffs.

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THN: #65 – CSS: #63 NA skater – RLR: # Not Available – McK: #Not Available
ISS: #64 (No player comparison) – TSN: #Honorable mention list
Don Maloney has shown a willingness to take a shot with an American power forward type (see Hugh Jessiman). Purchase cialis cheap Hayes projects out as a prototypical NHL power forward. Purchase cialis cheap The Coyotes hope he can come close to the production of his second cousin – Keith Tkachuk.

Purchase cialis cheap 36. Purchase cialis cheap New York Islanders – Cody Goloubef (D)
THN: #42 – CSS: #34 NA skater – RLR: #47 – McK: #40
ISS: #33 (No player comparison) – TSN: #48 (Josh Gorges)
The two-way d-man made his mark as a 17-year-old freshman with the University of Wisconsin. Purchase cialis cheap He showed well defensively and expects to improve his offensive game as he matures and gains more confidence in college.

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THN: #41 – CSS: # 31 NA skater – RLR: #46 – McK: #43
ISS: #44 (No player comparison) – TSN: #33 (Cliff Ronning)
Ennis is another one of the smallish (5-9/146), purchase cialis cheap but skilled forwards available in the draft. Purchase cialis cheap The Ronning comparison works because of his skating ability and his stick handling skills, purchase cialis cheap

Purchase cialis cheap 38. Purchase cialis cheap Phoenix Coyotes – Evgeny Grachev (C)
THN: #74 – CSS: #9 Euro skater – RLR: #34 – McK: #48
ISS: #24 (Todd Bertuzzi) – TSN: #55 (Michal Handzus)
With four picks in the second round, purchase cialis cheap Maloney will look to trade up into the first round or take a couple of chances in the draft. Purchase cialis cheap Grachev impressed scouts at the U-18 tournament. Purchase cialis cheap Like Hayes, purchase cialis cheap Grachev is a power forward and uses his size and skill to fend off defenders.

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THN: #20 – CSS: #57 NA skater – RLR: #33 – McK: #39
ISS: #57 (No player comparison) – TSN: #38 (Frank Mahovlich)
Stefanovich is yet another forward with size (6-2/202). Purchase cialis cheap He left Belarus to start his career in North America as he played last season in the QMJHL. Purchase cialis cheap He has all the tools, purchase cialis cheap but he must work on his consistency and work ethic.

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THN: #64 – CSS: #42 NA skater – RLR: #83 – McK: #34
ISS: #51 – TSN: #34 (Steve Bernier)
Adam has the size (6-1/210), purchase cialis cheap hands and scoring ability to find his way into the first round if not for his average speed. Purchase cialis cheap ISS selects him as one of their draft darkhorse candidates.

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THN: #23 – CSS: #29 NA skater – RLR: #65 – McK: #68
ISS: #53 (No player comparison) – TSN: #41 (Robyn Regehr)
New GM Mike Gillis selects Sauve to help overcome the loss of Luc Bourdon. Purchase cialis cheap Sauve is a solid and steady defensive blueliner. Purchase cialis cheap At 6-2/210, purchase cialis cheap he is a physical presence who will improve his offensive game as he settles in and gains experience and maturity.

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THN: #28 – CSS: #19 NA skater – RLR: #18 – McK: #17
ISS: #36 (No player comparison) – TSN: #16 (Steve Staois)
With Wade Redden likely a free agent casualty, purchase cialis cheap the Senators need to start building their blue line back up. Purchase cialis cheap Cuma is a strong skating two-way defenseman who does well skating the puck out of the zone or making the first pass.

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THN: #39 – CSS: #23 NA skater – RLR: #29 – McK: #20
ISS: #31 (No player comparison) – TSN: #21 (Trevor Daley)
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THN: #44 – CSS: #25 NA skater – RLR: #19 – McK: #46
ISS: #65 (No player comparison) – TSN: #49 (Joe Corvo)
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THN: #40 – CSS: #79 NA skater – RLR: #Not Available – McK: #Not Available
ISS: #27 (Dany Heatley) – TSN: #Not Available
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THN: #46 – CSS: #20 NA skater – RLR: #74 – McK: #66
ISS: #45 (No player comparison) – TSN: #46 (Matt Stajan)
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THN: #33 – CSS: #39 NA skater – RLR: #Not Available – McK: #Not Available
ISS: #47 (No player comparison) – TSN: #Honorable Mention list
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THN: #Not in Top 100 – CSS: # 8 NA goalie – RLR: #31 – McK: #30
ISS: #4 goalie (No player comparison) – TSN: #31 (Marty Turco)
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Purchase cialis cheap 49. Purchase cialis cheap Phoenix Coyotes – Maxime Sauve (C)
THN: #45 – CSS: #26 NA skater – RLR: #30 – McK: #31
ISS: #35 – TSN: #37 (Simon Gagne)
Sauve is yet another prospect with a connection to a former NHLer – he is the son of Jean-Francois Sauve, purchase cialis cheap nephew of goalie Bob Sauve and cousin of former goalie Philippe Sauve. Purchase cialis cheap Maxime’s game is built on speed and his creativity with the puck. Purchase cialis cheap He needs to find a consistency to his game and get a bit stronger to make up for his slight stature (5-11/170).

Purchase cialis cheap 50. Purchase cialis cheap Colorado Avalanche – Patrice Cormier (C)
THN: #77 – CSS: #61 NA skater – RLR: #39 – McK: #37
ISS: #75 (No player comparison) – TSN: # 53 (No player comparison)
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Purchase cialis cheap 51. Purchase cialis cheap New York Rangers – Jared Staal (RW)
THN: #31 – CSS: #43 NA skater – RLR: #114 – McK: #79
ISS: #63 – TSN: #50 (Trent Hunter)
It is understandable as to why Ranger fans want their team to draft Jared – given brother Marc’s successful rookie season. Purchase cialis cheap The fourth and final Staal brother, purchase cialis cheap Jared has the size (6-3/195) the Rangers can use on the wing. Purchase cialis cheap Staal does use his size well – especially when he drives to the net, purchase cialis cheap but his skating is the one thing that might hold it out of the first round – even though some team might gamble on him in the first round based on his genes. Purchase cialis cheap He did show develop from his three points in limited time as a rookie to his 49 points in his second season.

Purchase cialis cheap 52. Purchase cialis cheap New Jersey Devils – James Livingston (RW)
THN: #52 – CSS: #53 NA skater – RLR: #Not Available – McK: #Not Available
ISS: #38 (No player comparison) – TSN: #Honorable Mention list
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Purchase cialis cheap 53. Purchase cialis cheap New York Islanders – Vjateslav Voinov (D)
THN: #76 – CSS: #8 Euro skater – RLR: #53 – McK: #50
ISS: #37 (No player comparison) – TSN: #44 (Danny Markov)
Voinov is a physical defenseman who battles every shift as if it were overtime. Purchase cialis cheap Voinov is not just a defensive player because he shows the ability to join the rush or pinch in from the point. Purchase cialis cheap Even though he is only 18, purchase cialis cheap he has already played in Russia’s Elite League. Purchase cialis cheap While he struggled in the World Junior Championship, purchase cialis cheap he played well in the U-18 tournament. Purchase cialis cheap

Purchase cialis cheap 54. Purchase cialis cheap Washington Capitals – Viktor Tikhonov (LW)
THN: #Not in Top 100 – CSS: #7 Euro skater – RLR: #Not Available
McK: #Not Available – ISS: #43 – TSN: #Honorable Mention list
Tikhonov is the4 grandson of legendary Soviet coach Viktor Tikhonov. Purchase cialis cheap The younger Tikhonov went undrafted in 2007 – something that will not happen this year. Purchase cialis cheap Another prospect who played in the Russian Elite League, purchase cialis cheap Tikhonov is hard worker who translate that into offensive ability. Purchase cialis cheap Tikhonov was named the WJC’s best forward. Purchase cialis cheap He is another player who might sneak into the first round. Purchase cialis cheap

Purchase cialis cheap 55. Purchase cialis cheap Minnesota Wild – Danny Kristo (RW)
THN: #80 – CSS: #37 NA skater – RLR: #122 – McK: #35
ISS: #56 (No player comparison) – TSN: #39 (Maxim Afinogenov)
The Minnesota native is one the better skaters available in 2008. Purchase cialis cheap He spent the season as a member of the USA National Team Development Program and played well in the U-18 tournament. Purchase cialis cheap While he is offensive player, purchase cialis cheap Kristo is not afraid to mix it up despite his slight stature (6-0/172).

Purchase cialis cheap 56. Purchase cialis cheap Montreal Canadiens – A.J. Purchase cialis cheap Jenks (C)
THN: #26 – CSS: #50 NA skater – RLR: #Not Available – McK: #Not Available
ISS: #82 (No player comparison) – TSN: #Honorable Mention list
The Habs are not strangers when it comes to drafting Americans – they have drafted three of them in the first round during the last two years. Purchase cialis cheap Jenks’ development as an NHL player depends on his ability to improve his skating. Purchase cialis cheap He has the size (6-1/206) and tools to succeed, purchase cialis cheap but it his skating that will elevate him to the next level. Purchase cialis cheap He showed good improvement from his first year (23 points) to his second year (55 points).

Purchase cialis cheap 57. Purchase cialis cheap Washington Capitals – Justin Schultz (D)
THN: #Not in Top 100 – CSS: #:38 NA skater – RLR: #55 – McK: #57
ISS: #42 (No player comparison) – TSN: #58 (No player comparison)
Schultz is the cousin of former Capital first round draft pick Kris Beech. Purchase cialis cheap Justin is an offensive blueliner who uses his speed to jump into the rush, purchase cialis cheap and the best part is that he has the hockey sense to know when to do it. Purchase cialis cheap However, purchase cialis cheap he does need to work on defensive game and he needs to add some muscle to his frame (6-1/163)

Purchase cialis cheap 58. Purchase cialis cheap Washington Capitals – Geordie Wudrick (LW)
THN: #53 – CSS: #71 NA skater – RLR: #Not Available – McK: #Not Available
ISS: #40 (No player comparison) – TSN: #Honorable Mention list
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Purchase cialis cheap 59. Purchase cialis cheap Dallas Stars – Shawn Lalonde (D)
THN: #62 – CSS: #32 NA skater – RLR: #61 – McK: #67
ISS: #49 – TSN: #45 (Andrew Ference)
Lalonde is another one of those mobile offensive defensemen who has the ability to join the rush and create offense. Purchase cialis cheap Lalonde needs to work on finding a consistency to his game and he needs to add some muscle to his frame (6-0/175).

Purchase cialis cheap 60. Purchase cialis cheap Toronto Maple Leafs – Roman Josi (D)
THN: #49 – CSS: #6 Euro skater – RLR: #19 – McK: #46
ISS: #41 – TSN: #47 (Tomas Kaberle)
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Purchase cialis cheap 61. Purchase cialis cheap Los Angeles Kings – Brandon Burlon (D)
THN: #58 – CSS: #41 NA skater – RLR: #21 – McK: #59
ISS: #52 – TSN: #42 (Adrian Aucoin)
Burlon will be making the transition from Jr. Purchase cialis cheap A to the University of Michigan in the fall. Purchase cialis cheap He is offensive defenseman who, purchase cialis cheap like many of the d-men in the second round, purchase cialis cheap jump in and join the rush. Purchase cialis cheap He may be a QB on the power play at the NHL level because he has a good shot and handles the puck well. Purchase cialis cheap He needs to work on his defensive responsibilities and learn to pick his spots in the physical game because he is not that big physically (6-0/190).

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Purchase cialis cheap * Pick 31 (Tampa Bay to Florida): Florida traded Chris Gratton to Tampa Bay in exchange for the Lightning’s 2008 2nd round draft pick (June 13, purchase cialis cheap 2007).
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* Pick 35 (Phoenix): The NHL awarded a compensatory draft pick (#35) to the Coyotes because Blake Wheeler rejected a contract offer – thus becoming an unrestricted free agent (June 2008).
* Pick 38 (Toronto to Phoenix): Phoenix traded Yanic Perreault and their 2008 5th round draft pick to Toronto for the Maple Leafs 2008 2nd round draft pick (February 27, purchase cialis cheap 2007).
* Pick 42 (Chicago to Ottawa): Ottawa traded Martin Havlat and Bryan Smolinski to Chicago in exchange for Tom Preissing, purchase cialis cheap Josh Hennessy, purchase cialis cheap Michal Barinka and the Blackhawks 2008 2nd round draft pick (July 9, purchase cialis cheap 2006).
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THN: #1 – CSS: #1 NA skater – RLR: #1 – McK: #1
ISS: #1 (Joe Sakic) – TSN: #1 (Steve Yzerman)
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THN: #2 – CSS: #3 NA skater – RLR: #3 – McK: #4
ISS: #4 (Brian Campbell) – TSN: #2 (Raymond Bourque)
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THN: #3 – CSS: #2 NA skater – RLR: #4 – McK: #2
ISS: #2 (Dion Phaneuf) – TSN: #3 (Rob Blake)
The Thrashers could use some help for Ilya Kovalchuk, pharmaceuticals female viagra but they can address that need later in the first round. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Like Doughty, pharmaceuticals female viagra Bogosian is a solid two-way blueliner who needs to fill out his frame a bit (6-2/197) before making the jump to elite defenseman in the NHL. Pharmaceuticals female viagra

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THN: #5 – CSS: #6 NA skater – RLR: #7 – McK: #3
ISS: #5 (Jay Bouwmeester) – TSN: #4 (Sergei Zubov)
While the Blues have Erik Johnson, pharmaceuticals female viagra they have used high draft picks on forwards in the past couple of years so John Davidson and company will draft Pietrangelo who will add offense to their defense and be a future QB of their power play.

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THN: #4 – CSS: #1 Euro skater – RLR: #2 – McK: #7
ISS: #3 (Nikolai Zherdev) – TSN: #5 (Daniel Alfredsson)
Garth Snow could very easily continue the run on d-men by adding a physical d-man. Pharmaceuticals female viagra However, pharmaceuticals female viagra look for the Islanders to make a splash and throw caution to the wind – even with the lack of a transfer agreement. Pharmaceuticals female viagra ISS says Filatov “Could be the offensive cornerstone of a franchise. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Rumors are swirling that the Rangers are looking to jump ahead of the Isles so they can draft Filatov and reunite him with his World Junior Championship (WJC) linemates Artem Anisimov and Alexei Cherepanov.

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THN: #6 – CSS: #5 NA skater – RLR: #6– McK: #5
ISS: #6 (Adam Foote) – TSN: #6 (Adam Foote)
The comparison to Foote is ironic given the fact the blue Jackets signed the veteran d-man before dealing at the trade deadline. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Schenn is your prototypical hard-hitting defensive defenseman – with an added ability to make the first pass out of the zone.

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THN: #8 – CSS: #9 NA skater – RLR: #9 – McK: #9
ISS: #9 (Daymond Langkow) – TSN: #9 (Chris Drury)
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THN: #11 – CSS: #4 NA skater – RLR: #10 – McK: #19
ISS: #15 (Zdeno Chara) – TSN: #11 (Zdeno Chara)
GM Don Maloney kicks off six in the first three rounds by drafting the high-risk/high-reward Myers. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Maloney has a history of drafting these types of players in the top half of the draft (see Hugh Jessiman). Pharmaceuticals female viagra Myers has all the tools to be the next Zdeno Chara.

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THN: #7 – CSS: #10 NA skater – RLR: #11 – McK: #12
ISS: #8 (Mike Richards) – TSN: #8 (Ron Francis)
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THN: #10 – CSS: #7 NA skater – RLR: #14 – McK: #21
ISS: #13 (Terry Ryan) – TSN: #10 (Claude Lemieux)
The tragic death of Luc Bourdon could cause new GM Mike Gillis to look at Colton Teubert, pharmaceuticals female viagra but in the end the need for help for the Sedins wins out. Pharmaceuticals female viagra One scout told THN that Beach (6-3/203) is a bigger version of Sean Avery. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Beach is a physical player who has had discipline problems on and off the ice, pharmaceuticals female viagra but Vancouver could use his feisty style of play.

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THN: #9 – CSS: #11 NA skater – RLR: #5 – McK: #6
ISS: #7 (Marian Gaborik) – TSN: #7 (Milan Michalek)
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THN: #12 – CSS: #8 NA skater – RLR: #13 – McK: #22
ISS: #12 (Paul Kariya) – TSN: #14 (Jason Blake)
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THN: #25 – CSS: #28 NA skater – RLR: #28 – McK: #27
ISS: #16 (Jason Arnott) – TSN: #19 (Joe Thornton)
Sabres THN beat writer John Vogl wrote that the team has speedy forwards without size. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Colbourne put up big numbers in Junior A (33 goals and 57 assists in 55 games) and he will continue his development at the University of Denver. Pharmaceuticals female viagra His game is keyed by strong skating ability, pharmaceuticals female viagra hockey sense, pharmaceuticals female viagra strength and size and good hockey sense. Pharmaceuticals female viagra The key will be his ability to build on his Jr. Pharmaceuticals female viagra A success.

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THN: #13 – CSS: #18 NA skater – RLR: #14 – McK: #14
ISS: #18 (Robin Regehr) – TSN: #13 (Shea Weber)
Carolina needs to build up their resources on defense. Pharmaceuticals female viagra It is a matter of whether they want a physical blueliner (Teubert) or an offensive defenseman (Aaron Ness or Michael Del Zotto). Pharmaceuticals female viagra While scouts debate his hockey sense and offensive ability, pharmaceuticals female viagra there is no question that he is a defensive defenseman who is not only physical, pharmaceuticals female viagra but he can be downright mean and nasty.

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THN: #16 – CSS: #3 Euro skater – RLR: #12 – McK: #23
ISS: #14 (Denis Savard) – TSN: #26 (Mats Naslund)
Poile continues to add to talent at forward when he drafts one of the best puck handlers in the draft – as well as one of the best skaters. Pharmaceuticals female viagra The only thing that prevents him from being a top five draft pick is his size (5-10/176). Pharmaceuticals female viagra ISS calls him a “strong two-way player with major offensive up side.”

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THN: #30 – CSS: #17 NA skater – RLR: #37 – McK: #16
ISS: #21 (Bryan McCabe) – TSN: #22 (Mike Komisarek)
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THN: #21 – CSS: #22 NA skater – RLR: #45 – McK: #32
ISS: #28 (Jason Allison) – TSN: #27 (John LeClair)
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THN: #32 – CSS: #2 NA goalie – RLR: #25 – McK: #8
ISS: #1 goalie (No player comparison) – TSN: #18 (Olaf Kolzig)
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THN: #14 – CSS: #14 NA skater – RLR: #15 – McK: #11
ISS: #10 (Andrew Brunette) – TSN: #12 (Cory Stillman)
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THN: #100 – CSS: #2 Euro skater – RLR: #8 – McK: #36
ISS: #17 (Ryan Getzlaf) – TSN: #43 (Andrei Kostitsyn)
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THN: #38 – CSS: #1 NA goalie – RLR: #43 – McK: #25
ISS: #2 goalie (No player comparison) – TSN: #24 (Ed Belfour)
Lou Lamoriello has never been shy about drafting talent despite size (Scott Gomez and Zach Parise) or about taking chances in the first round (Adrian Foster). Pharmaceuticals female viagra The one facet where the Devils GM has failed is in finding a successor to Martin Brodeur. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Two former first rounder draft picks (Jean-Francois Damphousse and Ari Ahonen) did not pan out. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Look for the Devils to try again with the Guelph goaltender getting the call over Jacob Markstrom and Jake Allen. Pharmaceuticals female viagra If they pass on a goalie, pharmaceuticals female viagra look for them to follow the Gomez/Parise route and draft Jordan Eberle.

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THN: #15 – CSS: #15 NA skater – RLR: #32 – McK: #28
ISS: #23 (Kris Letang) – TSN: #15 (Mathieu Schneider)
The Oilers could make it two goaltenders in a row but, pharmaceuticals female viagra in the end, pharmaceuticals female viagra they will not pass over the offensive ability Del Zotto offers on the blue line. Pharmaceuticals female viagra ISS rated him the 7th best 2008 prospect just one year ago. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Del Zotto’s stock dropped as he added just six points to his rookie total of 57. Pharmaceuticals female viagra ISS calls him “an offensive style of defenseman who at times will play like a 4th forward.”

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THN: #19 – CSS: #1 Euro goalie – RLR: #35 – McK: #13
ISS: #3 goalie (No player comparison) – TSN: #23 (Kari Lehtonen)
Many people pencil Chet Pickard in for the Caps because of the success of fellow Tri-City netminder Carey Price and the fact that Olaf Kolzig is part owner of the Americans. Pharmaceuticals female viagra However, pharmaceuticals female viagra with Washington parting ways with Kolzig and Ottawa and New Jersey beating them to Pickard and McCollum, pharmaceuticals female viagra the Caps will go for the young Swedish netminder. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Washington has shown an ability to succeed with foreign born netminders (Kolzig and Cristobal Huet).

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THN: #17 – CSS: #12 NA skater – RLR: #20 – McK: #15
ISS: #11 (Wade Redden) – TSN: #15 (Tomas Kaberle)
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THN: #29 – CSS: #16 NA skater – RLR: #27 – McK: #26
ISS: #20 (Mark Recchi) – TSN: #32 (Travis Zajac)
Dalpe draws comparisons to Travis Zajac because he will be going from Jr. Pharmaceuticals female viagra A to collegiate hockey (Ohio State). Pharmaceuticals female viagra Dalpe’s offensive ability does not come at the expense of playing defense. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Until he fills out his frame, pharmaceuticals female viagra Dalpe (6-0/170) will have to rely on his skating and hockey sense.

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THN: #22 – CSS: #33 NA skater – RLR: # – McK: #
ISS: #30 (Brad Boyes) – TSN: # 29 (Joe Mullen)
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THN: #71 – CSS: #4 Euro skater – RLR: #22 – McK: #33
ISS: #22 (Niklas Kronwall) – TSN: # 20 (Kimmo Timonen)
With no picks in the second and third rounds, pharmaceuticals female viagra the Flyers have to be sure about their first pick. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Karlsson packs a solid physical game despite his size (5-11/165) and is a skilled player who has the ability to use his playmaking ability to succeed in the transition game.

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THN: #27 – CSS: #47 NA skater – RLR: #60 – McK: #53
ISS: #48 (No player comparison) – TSN: #55 (Phil Kessel)
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THN: #36 – CSS: #49 NA skater – RLR: #40 – McK: #24
ISS: #26 (Chris Higgins) – TSN: #36 (Stephen Weiss)
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THN: #24 – CSS: #5 Euro skater – RLR: #44– McK: #44
ISS: #34 (No player comparison) – TSN: #30 (Jordan Staal)
Gustafsson, pharmaceuticals female viagra son of former NHLer Bengt Gustafsson, pharmaceuticals female viagra is two-way type of player the Red Wings crave. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Scouts have had a problem getting a handle on him because of injuries during junior tournaments. Pharmaceuticals female viagra Gustafsson (6-2/194) is a potential power forward who plays a physical game and is tough to knock off the puck.

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Buy cheap viagra “Most teams do not ‘draft for need’ in the traditional sense as fans understand the term, buy cheap viagra” Woodleif explains. Buy cheap viagra “Since the NHL is drafting predominantly 18-year-olds who aren’t going to be playing in the league for another 4-5 years, buy cheap viagra a position of need right now may be well fortified for years down the road, buy cheap viagra so there’s no sense trying to draft for need based on a strictly positional breakdown.”

Buy cheap viagra The Blueshirts could take advantage of the depth of the draft and look to trade down and garner extra picks. Buy cheap viagra That would give them the option of concentrating on quantity in 2008 or speculate by acquiring extra 2009 draft picks. Buy cheap viagra The Rangers could also use the draft’s depth, buy cheap viagra and their organizational depth, buy cheap viagra by trading up to draft quality.

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Buy cheap viagra Back when he was the Rangers Director Player Personnel, buy cheap viagra Tom Renney offered some insight into his theory regarding the draft.
“Some teams are guilty of looking at spot and pimples rather than what skills are all about. Buy cheap viagra Some teams have convinced themselves that the (prospect) can’t play, buy cheap viagra but maybe you just draft skill, buy cheap viagra” Renney told Alan Adams of nhl.com in June 2003. Buy cheap viagra “It’s easy to go out to a game and see the players who can skate and shoot and so on. Buy cheap viagra But you do not know what is in his heart and in his head. Buy cheap viagra And you have to be lucky and you have to be fortunate.”

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