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12-01-2008, 10:12 PM
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Originally Posted by StrakaLangKovy View Post
To me Staal also falls into that might be a top 6 winger someday category. He has yet to show that he can produce on the wing...and thats playing with Malkin. He may end up being a great center, but can we afford to pay a third line center that kind of money? My opinion is no
I could care less if he ever transfers to wing. I'd much rather hang onto a guy who's already a very valuable player in this league, and who has the goal-scoring history, playoff performance, pedigree, and flashes of dominance at this level to suggest he could be a great center than deal him for two guys who are older, not terribly well-regarded and are no guarantees to even become successful NHL players, let alone impact ones.

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