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11-03-2008, 01:45 PM
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I wonder why there are not three trade proposals for Datsyuk right now topping the trade boards then
? To add to the five hundred or so that have been here in the last couple of years regarding Malkin. Pens' fans are tired of them, but they are an indication of who is coveted more, the 21 year old who leads the league in scoring and has a decade and a half of doing so ahead of him or the 30 year old who averages 20 goals and 42 assists in his seven years in the league. No GM in their right mind would think as you are in the above statement. Including Detroits'.
Yes, because clearly the thoughts of fans are crystal clear reflections of their favourite teams management. Its because this is HF, where people think its a good deal to trade anyone over 30 for some of Crosby's baby batter. As long as Detroit has their current cast, they will always be cup favourites. So to disrupt the team chemistry to add a player that doesn't fit the system as well (not to mention trade away two beauty contracts), just to get younger makes no sense for the Wings. So while you and the rest of HF sit and debate what country would have to be offered to get Malkin, Detroits just gonna keep winning cups if thats allright with you.
PS I'm not even a Wings fan, but I have huge respect for well run organizations and Detroit is the definition. And thats why they would not make this deal.
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