Thread: Proposal: marc staal for kessel
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05-26-2009, 06:26 AM
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Originally Posted by brianscot View Post
Despite being wildly streaky, Kessel was in the top 14 amongst goal scorers in the league this past year.

Can anyone honestly say that Staal is amongst the top 14 anything for defensemen right now?

In two years, this might be an even up deal, right now it's not.
Would Kessel's abilities be put to good use in Tortarella's system? It's not like a math problem where if you add Kessel you're adding his scoring from last year to the Rangers. How would he fit in?

Also, Staal is a top two defenseman, right now, in his early twenties. The ceiling for him is pretty high, and he could easily become the type of player that is a lot harder to replace than Phil Kessel.

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