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by Alanah McGinley on 06/21/07 at 05:01 PM ET
From the AP,
The Carolina Hurricanes aren’t looking for a quick fix in the NHL draft. Good thing, too. With the 11th pick, they probably wouldn’t find one.
Instead, the Hurricanes _ who have been busy re-signing several potential free agents to multiyear contracts _ are looking to restock their organization with prospects during the two-day draft that begins Friday in Columbus, Ohio.
“There’s not going to be many players out of this draft that are going to step right in and play, which is not a bad thing _ (it) gives them more time to develop,” general manager Jim Rutherford said Thursday. “But you really don’t know. It’s more of a first round once you get past (picks) five and six where a lot of the players are equal in talent at this point…
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