View Full Version : Slater Koekkoek pick makes sense

Coach Selly
06-25-2012, 11:41
Many eyebrows were raised Friday when the Lightning chose defenseman Slater Koekkoek with the 10th overall pick in the draft.

One who wasn't surprised was Dan Marr.

The director of NHL Central Scouting said Koekkoek, whose name never came up in speculation regarding Tampa Bay's first selection, would have been a top-10 prospect had he not missed five months last season because of a torn rotator cuff in his left shoulder.

More right here for ya (http://www.tampabay.com/sports/hockey/lightning/article1237057.ece)