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06-18-2008, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by 417 View Post
How can you not follow my logic? We finished in first place this year in large part to our drafting/development of players. Yes, we also signed Hamrlik as a free agent last year but that was to compliment what was already there

Don't get me wrong, Sundin is a great player and i've always admired him...i just don't like offering a ton of money to a guy who is aging and has never really accomplished anything team-wise in his career.
I was referring specifically to the argument that I reference in my post. I agree that even without a free agent, our team could improve based on the improvement of our young players.

You don't want to offer a ton of money to a guy like Sundin, but you're happy giving up a first round pick to rent him at the deadline from some other team that gave him a ton of money? That seems to be what you're suggesting, which is what I don't understand.

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