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09-30-2008, 10:31 PM
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Originally Posted by hogtownhabsfan View Post
Higgins is 4 years older, and I prefer Latendresses upside. Higgins is the better player now, no question, but with Pacioretty coming up I see him becoming expendable.
The reason I'd trade Higgins, is simply because he gives us a guaranteed return on the market. I seriously doubt we get much for Latendresse at this point, he's too unproven. Higgins is a lock to get us a #3-4 defensemen, and not just a rental type. We are oozing Top 6 wingers, we can afford to lose one.

After having watched O'Byrne tonight, I know, I know, he played on his wrong side and he's young.. I'll still say what I said during the off season, I'd have liked to see Bob get us a legit Top 4 D to fill our gap. This is our only glaring weakness this season to me.

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