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If taking Cooley 1st is wrong I don’t wanna be Wright

If taking Cooley 1st is wrong I don’t wanna be Wright

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Created By: NHLfan10506
Published: Feb. 18 at 10:03 p.m.
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Feb. 19 at 12:07 a.m.
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Funny title... realistic idea

Sometimes 1st or 2nd overall seems like a guarantee but you never know

There are plenty of examples of that the past couple of years or a decade ago.
Feb. 19 at 6:30 a.m.
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Kemell at 15? I can get putting him around the 5-10 range but that seems a bit excessive, Wright’s still at 1 imo because his ceiling is with the best of the class but his floor is arguably higher than the rest of them, sets him apart from them by that
Feb. 20 at 10:32 a.m.
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Kemell at 15? I can get putting him around the 5-10 range but that seems a bit excessive, Wright’s still at 1 imo because his ceiling is with the best of the class but his floor is arguably higher than the rest of them, sets him apart from them by that


I think Wright's ceiling is the problem in many ways. Where he was once seen as potential 1C...it now sounds like scouts see him as more of a 2C. Cooley and Savoie, should they adapt, grow, develop, have the offensive skillsets to be a 1C.
Feb. 20 at 12:11 p.m.
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I think Wright's ceiling is the problem in many ways. Where he was once seen as potential 1C...it now sounds like scouts see him as more of a 2C. Cooley and Savoie, should they adapt, grow, develop, have the offensive skillsets to be a 1C.


Imo they all have 1c ceiling, Wright’s just the safer bet imo, however, I can get the argument that Cooley or Savoie ( especially Savoie ) might have a higher offensive ceiling than Wright
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Feb. 22 at 12:55 p.m.
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I think Wright's ceiling is the problem in many ways. Where he was once seen as potential 1C...it now sounds like scouts see him as more of a 2C. Cooley and Savoie, should they adapt, grow, develop, have the offensive skillsets to be a 1C.


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Imo they all have 1c ceiling, Wright’s just the safer bet imo, however, I can get the argument that Cooley or Savoie ( especially Savoie ) might have a higher offensive ceiling than Wright


I'm not an expert in these guys, but it seems to me that while Wright ceiling is not really that high, his floor is.
Feb. 22 at 12:57 p.m.
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I'm not an expert in these guys, but it seems to me that while Wright ceiling is not really that high, his floor is.


The reason Wright is still 1 on so many boards is that his ceiling is a high as the players around him but his floor is higher
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Feb. 22 at 1:09 p.m.
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I'm not an expert in these guys, but it seems to me that while Wright ceiling is not really that high, his floor is.


I would agree. High floor because he does a lot of things well. Low ceiling because offense isn’t quite there.

If you read Bob McKenzie’s mid-term write up, he said that most scouts saw Wright as more of a 2C now.

I think Cooley is still rising and the most likely to pass Wright. But I am largely basing that off of what I have read from McKenzie, from Dan Marr (saying its 50/50 for #1 overall), and draft experts, some of whom have already moved Cooley into #1 slot.
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