Thread: Value of: Olli Jokinen
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06-08-2008, 03:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Flames 4 Life View Post
Schneider has proven nothing. Wasn't he quite the choke at the start of the year. Wasn't that what all the threads were in the Van forum asking "whats wrong with Schneider" and "will Schneider ever be a No 1". Irving didn't regress. Rather his team lost a few players and weren't as good as they were before. He faced more shots and many more difficult situations than before.

You are right about one thing the difference in the draft pick is quite a bit. There are still some promising young talents around at the 17th pick but the talents around at the 10 spot are better.

Pyatt is a fourth liner on any team not starved for forward depth. He might have third line upside but nothing more. Lombo carries a helluva lot more upside than does Pyatt. Lombo already plays to a level that Pyatt will never exceed.

All in all the values are about equal.

Almost everything in this post is dead wrong.

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