In Oskar Lindblom and Mikhail Vorobyev, Flyers could find big benefits in young packages | Mike Sielski

In Oskar Lindblom and Mikhail Vorobyev, Flyers could find big benefits in young packages | Mike Sielski

In Oskar Lindblom and Mikhail Vorobyev, Flyers could find big benefits in young packages | Mike Sielski

Such a player doesn’t have to be Henrik Zetterberg (seventh round, 1999) or Pavel Datsyuk (fifth round, 1998), two Hall of Fame-bound centerpieces of the Detroit Red Wings’ quarter-century of consistent excellence. He might be a top-six center or wing, such as the Penguins’ Patric Hornqvist (seventh round, 2005), the Predators’ Viktor Arvidsson (fourth round, 2014), or the Golden Knights’ Eric Haula (seventh round, 2009). And while most of the NHL’s best defensemen were first-or second-round selections, there are outliers, such as the Dallas Stars’ John Klingberg (fifth round, 2010) and the Winnipeg Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien (eighth round, 2003).

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Published at Tue, 09 Oct 2018 20:46:25 +0000

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