Originally Posted by pete
I don't believe Vasilievski or Dansk is a reach, and you still get more goalies from the top-60 picks in the NHL draft than anywhere else.
We sit around and complain the Lightning have never developed an NHL starting goaltender, but we've only used a top-60 pick on one something like twice (Moss and Helenius, were there ever any others?) in, what, 19 drafts now?
Well, we both know that is just because historically goalies aren't picked high, since they take so long to develop and are very hard to project, and its 19 positions to fill vs 2. I was under the impression that most of the scouting sites had this years goaltenders outside the first round. I'm not against drafting a goalie so long as its BPA