10 players for the Blue Jackets to consider with their fourth overall pick at the upcoming draft

We'll have to wait and see what is available, but one thing is for certain: the Blue Jackets will have some good options with the fourth overall pick at Friday's NHL Draft.
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8. Tij Iginla, F, Kelowna Rockets (WHL)

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Tij Iginla comes with an elite NHL bloodline. Best of all, he's a chip off the old block, bringing goal scoring and some physicality not unlike his old man.

The issue here is, I don't think he's going to be a center in the NHL. The Blue Jackets should be looking to add down the middle - if not the back end - with this year's first round pick. They're loaded with talent on the wings, with plenty of youth already on the NHL roster.

So if you're going to add a winger, it had better be a guy who can come in and quickly make a difference. Tij is probably a couple of years away, and I just don't see much room on the wings for the Jackets even then.

Why they should take him: Iginla is a terrific goal scorer, with high end timing and shooting capabilities.

Why they should avoid him: There will be better players on the board, who fill positions of greater need.