Originally Posted by Dean Youngblood
Not too gutsy at all IMO. While I still prefer MacKinnon over Jones, I could totally see an NHL team wanteing a big two way minute-munching defenseman in their system. I think the MacKinnon vs. Jones battle is more realistic than most of the recent draft battles we've seen over the past few years.
Agree with this. NHL teams are trying to win games, not win fantasy leagues. If they believe that Jones is the staple that moves the needle the most in the win/loss column, then he has to be their top priority. The next team might feel that MacKinnon is the best alternative.
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