I'm positive Hextall had Frost in mind when he made the Schenn trade.
And honestly, if I had that to do over 100 times, I'm picking Frost over Tolvanen every single time. Had he been a month younger, he'd have been in this draft and would have been top 10. Had Tolvanen been younger (a lot more) he'd still have been rear end of first round or probably second round this year. It was a brilliant pick.
So your guys followed these picks as closely as the Flyers scouts ?
I know you know there's more than just stop watches, radar guns and cone agility drills... right?
I would imagine for the first 4 rounds at least the scouts have had multiple contacts with the players.
I haven't seen one report where one of these kids isn't smart and doesn't have a high compete level...
Given the hits the Flyers scouting department has had in the last 4 years, I'm willing to give them the b