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Report: Chiarelli discussing No. 2 pick with teams
Posted By DJ Bean On June 2, 2010 @ 6:00 pm In General | 4 Comments
“Chiarelli says that over the past couple of days, teams have inquired about his interest in trading the second overall pick in this month’s NHL  draft,” Dreger writes, adding that Chiarelli also said he and the Oilers have and will continue to discuss a deal that would involve a swap of the top two picks in the draft.
The idea of the Bruins talking with the Oilers isn’t exactly news, though the notion of the team moving down from the second slot is certainly interesting. The team already has the 15th and 32nd overall selections in addition to the Maple Leafs’ first-rounder next year, so common logic would suggest the Bruins should stay put and land Taylor Hall  or Tyler Seguin  rather than stockpiling more premium picks.
Teams discuss picks and players all the time — it’s simply part of due diligence — so the recommendation here is to not get carried away with the report. All things equal, it would be surprising if a GM with Chiarelli’s intelligence moved away from an opportunity at Hall or Seguin without outrageous return (think Lindros deal).
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 very brief report by Darren Dreger of TSN.ca: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=323363
 NHL: http://media.weei.com/hockey/nhl.htm
 NHL: http://media.weei.com/hockey/nhl-hockey.htm
 Taylor Hall: http://media.weei.com/hockey/taylor-hall.htm
 Tyler Seguin: http://media.weei.com/hockey/tyler-seguin.htm
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