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12-31-2009, 04:50 PM
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Originally Posted by broadwayblue View Post
I'm sorry, just can't see how that was a good trade. We didn't win a single round in the playoffs yet sacrificed a 2nd round pick in the process. Wrong move there. And if we wanted to sign him for this season he was certainly available...but there was no need to waste a high pick on him as a rental on a team going nowhere. It's that kind of asset management that will keep us a borderline playoff team for years to come.
Antro contributed down the stretch, and I agree that he would improve this year's team. A second-rounder is nothing to stress over. Most first-rounders don't even become players on the top two lines in the NHL, let alone second rounders. The organization is relatively deep and we don't need to stockpile picks like in 2005.

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