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08-18-2010, 08:01 PM
Join Date: Nov 2009
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Let me put it another way. It is pretty much a consensus on these boards and with the sports media that Toronto overpaid for Kessel. So if you are comparing the Kessel return to potential return for Ryan, you are starting your value at an over payment.
The overpayment for Kessel has nothing to do with fair value for Ryan.
Kadri = Future 30+ goal scorer and playmaking center with grit and two way ability
Shenn = Future #2 dominant defenseman who will dominate in the playoffs by shutting down opponents offense game after game. Possible captain material.
Ryan = great young winger with size. Proven 30 goal scorer and excellent complimentary player on any team''s top 6. Likely a 70 point winger his entire career.
So to recap ...
70 point winger < premier shutdown defensman + 70 point two way center
Classic HF Boards. Potential/Future + Potential/Future > Proven.
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