Ryan Murray rekindles Bourque memories
November, 29, 2011
By Doug McIntyre | ESPN Insider
Everett Silvertips GM Doug Soetaert wasn't planning on taking Ryan Murray -- or any defenseman -- in the first round of the 2008 WHL bantam draft.
He needed a forward, and was trying to move up to get an elite goal-scorer such as Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, the eventual top pick who also went first at the 2011 NHL draft last June.