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Desperate rebuilding team asks the public who they should pick in the first round!

This is completely ridiculous…

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To be able to select a young player early in the first round of the National Hockey League Entry draft is a great opportunity for any rebuilding team to kick off the process and give their organization a chance for a major step forward. 

When the draft lottery took place at the end of April, the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes and Montreal Canadiens won that very special opportunity to select an early pick that could make all the difference in the world in the near future. However, you have to be clever with your selection and make the right one for your club. 

While the Sabres have most likely already decided that they will grab the projected first overall pick of this year’s draft, young phenom defenseman Rasmus Dahlin, there are still some questions on who will go after him and in which order. However, at this point in time, a team should have a pretty good idea of what they need and which prospect can fill that void on their roster. 

The Hurricanes decided to have quite a different approach. Most mock drafts have Barrie Colts sniper Andrei Svechnikov going second overall to Carolina,  but there are some people who believe the Canes should look at either Filip Zadina or Brady Tkachuk. One thing is certain, Carolina needs a scoring boost, but we don’t think that asking the fans on Twitter on who exactly they should choose is a great idea… 

We understand that the Hurricanes have a new general manager, and a new team sitting in the front office ahead of the 2018-19 season with new owner Tom Dundon. However, while we understand they might be trying to get acquainted with fans, they are acting like the fan base knows more than they do ahead of the draft. 

Coming in with the 11th best odds at picking first overall in the draft with a 3.0 percent chance, Carolina moved up nine spots to second despite their 3.3 percent chance of doing so. They were lucky… 

But we don’t think luck and hazard are the right approach here in this major step in the team’s rebuilding process… 

Should we vote on this?!