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Bob McKenzie always predetermined (on his roster) who was going to be the first overall pick.

Bob McKenzie always predetermined (on his roster) who was going to be the first overall pick.

Make way for our traditional daily text on Shane Wright and Juraj Slafkovsky. Dammit that I can’t wait until it’s July 8th and we find out who was the first overall pick selected by the Canadiens… You have no idea. Yesterday noon, Bob McKenzie published his traditional final list for the draft. McKenzie, who consults …

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CH's 1st pick: A former head of recruiting lends himself to the game

CH’s 1st pick: A former head of recruiting lends himself to the game

Alain Chainey, former director of fan recruiting for the Anaheim Ducks, likes to get input from his former colleagues as each draft approaches. This year he noticed something curious when he mentioned the name of the Slovak Juraj Slafkovsky. “When he was asking questions left and right and interested in his case, there was a …

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