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05-26-2010, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Ginu View Post
Why in the world would you guys want Clowe for a top 5 draft pick in Price or Halak who just took us to the ECFs? Clowe is a 3rd liner who is playing on the 2nd line to complement their players. He's not a power forward who scores goals, he's a big body with some jam, like Moen.
Why would you want a 60-point, hard hitting, space creating, hard working player in Ryane Clowe? That kind of player most of us wanted Latendresse to be?

Would I trade Price for him straight up? Nope.

But now you're going to throw in Douglas Murray, who makes just $2.5M for the nex two years? One of the premier shutdown defenseman in the NHL? Also, he's one of the hardest hitting players in the entire NHL. 233 hits this year which ranks him 10th in the entire NHL.

Halak + Clowe + Murray
Halak + Price

It's pretty easy, at least to me, which side is better for an NHL team trying to compete and move forward.

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