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04-15-2004, 02:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Darth Milbury
I appreciate your point, but this is a bit of an apples and oranges comparisons. The Preds paid the price for a well-established winger who could facilitate their impressive playoff run. If a team paid for Afanasenkov, they'd be doing it based on his potential. So, while Afanasenkov is certainly not as valuable as Sullivan NOW, his trade value COULD (but probably isn't) still be similar.

i know what you're saying...but afanasenkov isn't exactly a young, high-regarded prospect. up until this season, a lot of people wondered if he'd ever make it out of the AHL. he's looked promising at times, yes...but he's still largely unproven. you wouldn't say that harold druken could command two second rounders, would you? i think it's a similar case. druken looked pretty good at times in the NHL, but never put together a season or even a half a season of consistent play.

where is he, now?


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