Thread: Value of: Mike Van Ryn
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02-07-2009, 06:20 PM
Ricky Bobby
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Originally Posted by Neely06 View Post
This is mostly what I was saying. With a clean bill of health, he's worth that money for sure. But his injuries have made his trade value dip, so he probably is worth more to keep. The thing with Van Ryn, IMO, is that he's just the type of guy to keep around during this major rebuild. He's a high character guy, a steady influence on the D core, and a good guy to have around. If he stays healthy for another year, then you trade him at next year's deadline, and you're probably looking at a great return. I don't see them getting that return this year.
We Leaf fans can get a little sensitive about are players sometimes but I completely agree with your assessment of Van Ryn.

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