Thread: Value of: what is Kaberle's trade value?
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05-16-2009, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr Sakich View Post
the thing abour Kaberle is that his performance has declined since the daily trade rumours started a couple of years ago. He is still very good but he may not be elite.

Worse, his play may further decline if he gets into a team situation he doesn't like. A comparable is Pitkanen who couldn't handle the intense scrutiny and fan pressure in Philly and Edmonton but is doing very well Carolina. If Carolina wants to trade him, about 1/2 of the GM's will not even look at him if their situations are similar to Philly and Edmonton.

Kaberle seems to be affected by all the news stories. If Burke could move him to a non traditional market, then he might absolutley flourish.
Its def possible, but I really dont see Kaberle resulting in that kind of performance. Taking Sundin and McCabe out of the equation is what hurt his numbers the most. He's played internationally and at all-star games and shown he can play with the best. I think if he got put on a team with a real first line he would flourish.

Not easy for puck moving defensemen to get points when theres no one to move the puck to ...

Originally Posted by Biggzy View Post
Leafs fans are expecting the world for Kaberle. Don't be disappointed when you get a draft pick and someone like Dan Carcillo for him.
If Boyle can get 2 first rounders and 2 prospects after coming off a serious injury missing a season I think Kaberle can pull down at least a 1rst rounder, 3rd rounder and prospect.

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