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05-22-2008, 10:36 AM
DROP THE PUCK
Join Date: Dec 2007
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so you'd want to give up 1st, 2nd, & 3rd round picks for this guy @ $3.5mil, or even more if the offer was more?
not a good idea, and just to mention, Sather's job isn't to throw away draft picks with offer sheets. This organization may finally have turned a corner by doing exactly the opposite of what you're suggesting, by drafting and developing their own players, and I hope they stick to that, lest they fall back into their old ways.
Their old ways were signing guys in their swan song year and giving up those picks.
A player like Kostitsyn is only 23 years old, and a dynamic player.
While i may have been confused on the compensation issue, i never make suggestions that are of "old Rangers" philosophy.
There is a big difference between advocating bringing in a young player that hasn't even hit his prime years yet, and a guy like lets say... Rolston or Shanahan...
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