Blind Draft Choice - The Bad

Flipping the script.  Of the five blurbs below, vote for the one you would avoid like a sauce-less sandwich.  Players matching the descriptions after the jump. Warning: The order isn't the same from The Good round of voting, so no cheating.

  1. Is slow in transition because of some heavy boots and although his straight
    line speed is fine, his looping turns and slow acceleration is subpar. Tends to be a little passive
    at times when others push back. Lacks consistency in his intensity. Offensive game is
    neither flashy nor explosive.
  2. Lacks that the high-end ability and offensive creativity that you want in a top
    line scoring winger. While he will complement a high-end scorer, he will likely never become
    one himself in the NHL. Will put up points in Major Junior with no problems but is not projected
    to have similar production in the NHL. Skating could also use some help as his first few
    steps are on the sluggish side.
  3. Will never be a physical forward as his frame is just not going to be able to
    add that much mass. Slight frame is really the only thing that will likely keep him from playing
    productive minutes in the NHL next season. The team that drafts him would be
    best served to show some patience and send him back to Major Junior to allow him to gain
    strength and fill out his frame.
  4. Skinny as a European runway model. Lacks strength right now but has a good
    frame to add another 20-30 pounds of muscle too. Tries to play a well rounded game as his
    maturity and work ethic are strong but lacks understanding of where to be when the opposition
    has the puck. Not a bruiser physically but has the attitude and competitivness to play a
    more physical game, especially in puck battles along the wall, when he gains much needed
    strength.
  5. Many casual observers noted that his production decreased from his previous
    season in the {redacted} and summized that he must have taken a set backwards
    in his develoipment. Nothing could be further from the truth as his drop in prodcution stems
    from his power play minutes being cut back in an effort to get the teams offensive rearguard
    {redacted} more time on the man advantage.
  1. Sean Couturier
  2. Gabriel Landeskog
  3. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
  4. Jonathan Huberdeau
  5. Adam Larsson

NOTE: Again, "Weaknesses" blurbs taken from Future Considerations Preview.

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