NHL Draft 2010: Habs Make a Bold Move to Land a Big Catch, Jarred Tinordi

June 25th, 2010 by Rocket All Habs Leave a reply »
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The Hockey News ranked Memorial Cup winning defenseman Cam Fowler No. 3 in their pre-draft rankings. Fowler was selected 12th by the Anaheim Ducks.

Some services suggested that Brandon Gormley was the best defenseman in the draft. He was ranked third by International Scouting. Gormley was chosen by the Phoenix Coyotes with the 13th overall pick.

Jonathan Merrill, Tyler Pitlick, John McFarland, and Alex Petrovic were expected to be taken in the first round. They weren't.

It was that kind of draft, meaning that it was unpredictable. But we predicted that.

While we openly mused about the Canadiens being in a position to select Jarred Tinordi in the All Habs 2010 Draft kit , we couldn't have predicted that it would come true. 'Oh ye of little faith,' included me.  Credit GM Pierre Gauthier along with Trevor Timmins for making it happen.

At 6'5" and 205 lbs. Tinordi is a big, physical defenseman. He is a character player and has shown leadership qualities as the captain of the U.S. under-18 National team.

“He was the captain the U.S. development team and he comes from a hockey fam ...

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