Proposal: Caps and Pens
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02-19-2005, 05:50 AM
Join Date: Dec 2004
Originally Posted by
Ryan Whitney and Ryan Stone to Caps for #1 pick 2005
the upside for the Caps... Whitney gives us a dman with some developmental years and a center who has proven chemistry with Fehr.
the downside for the Caps...Caps give up a pick that could possibly be Crosby but almost certainly will be a talent such as Brule or Ryan.
the upside for the Pens...increase their chances for Crosby by making them worse right now and adding a 2nd top pick. Worst case scenario they add a Brule, Johnson, or Ryan.
downside for the Pens...two proven players for none....
Probably about to get slammed. Is this close in value?
Stone has never been projected as anything but third liner. Maybe a good one, but still a grinder. Whitney was only a high pick because it was the worst draft in memory. Since then, he has not layed especially well and his stock has dropped signnificantly.
The Caps would be getting fleeced, even in a year without Crosby.
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