Brent Burns to New Jersey...
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07-02-2010, 10:43 PM
Join Date: Jan 2010
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This dialog has been repeated dozens of times on these boards:
Non-Wild Fan: I heard Burns is available. Would love to get him on ___. What would it take?
Wild Fan: He's not on the block really. But if he is moved, it won't be for anything less than a young 1st line winger or a top-6 center.
Non-Wild Fan: How about a [salary dump] + young Dman + middling forward + pick
Wild Fan: Ah no. 1st line winger or top-6 center.
Non-Wild Fan: How about [weaker NHL Dman] + [forward not in NHL yet]?
Wild Fan: ? Burns won't be moved for anything BUT a young 1st line winger or top-6 center.
Non-Wild Fan: How about [mid-30s vet with 1-year on his contract] straight up?
Wild Fan: What part of young 1st line winger or top-6 center don't you get?
Non-Wild Fan: You are asking for too much. Burns isn't going to get that. Have fun trying to trade him.
Wild Fan: We aren't!
I'm waiting til Burns makes the all star team, and we make a run into the playoffs, then people will see how good this kid is and we'll actually get SERIOUS offers. I'm sick of all these awful Burns proposals. Haven't seen one good one. Ever.
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