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10-01-2003, 08:33 AM
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Originally Posted by alzardnp1
You know what, all this time I've failed to realize that Legwand is the same age as Comrie. I can see why Nashville would want to hold on to him. As far as I see it:

Age: Same
Production: Comrie+
Size: Legwand+++
Upside: Same

I think Comrie plus Rita should be able to do it too...with Edmonton slightly overpaying. The Comrie/Rita for Legwand/Coburn would never happen.
You might see it that way. Personally, I see it it:

Age: Wash, though older is better, not younger, at this stage
Production: Wash, for now. Legwand was on pace for 60+ points, but didn't get it due to injury. Legwand has just as much point/goal potential as Comrie
Size: Legwand, clearly
Upside: Legwand, clearly. Offensivly, they are similar, but Legwand plays a brilliant all-around game, and is already one of the best top-line checkers in the league. His skating blows Comrie's out of the water. Legwand could really be another Mike Modano, whereas I feel Comrie could be another, say, Chris Drury (maybe a little better). See the difference as to how I see it?

Value-wise may be fair, but I still don't think the Preds would deal Legwand for Comrie & Rita alone. I have a feeling they'd ask for significantly more.

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