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03-20-2010, 11:59 AM
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Originally Posted by DaveMatthew View Post
Oh yeah... en route to a lottery pick for Boston...

They're winning some games at the end of the year after the deadline when there's no pressure. Good for them, but it means nothing. They did the same thing last year, and the year before.

Gotta love Phaneuf's 0 goals, 4pts and -1 rating in 15 games too. On pace for less than 30 points on the year. When are you going to make a thread about him not being worth 6.5 million?
I think the Boston deal is pretty brutal, Kessel is earning his keep, but losing a potential top 2 pick and top 10 the following year is not very shrewd.

That being said I think Burke on balance has done very well with the disaster of a team JFJ/Fletcher left him.

His team has become much younger an is beginning to show it's competitive. I'd argue he hasn't lost a trade either, with some of them clear wins even at this early stage.

Whereas under Murray's tenure we've only become older and less competitive. Can someone point me to a trade Murray's made we've actually clearly won?

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