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12-09-2010, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by SK13 View Post
Fair enough.

I'll just point out that while it's obvious Rich Peverly has certainly been better in Atlanta, whether or not that was the product of attitude issues, a system that makes it tough on players of his ilk or simply being inflated (he's on pace for the same season he had last year BTW, give or take a couple points), he's an asset Nashville handed off too late and for no return.
We held on to him because Poile knew he could turn into something special. Why would he trade away an asset in which he sees big potential? Who really cares if we lost out on a 5th round pick? I'd much rather roll the dice on Peverley breaking out than give him away for a 5th or something. Your logic doesn't add up.

I don't get all bent out of shape when I see players do well in other places. I just view that as our scouting department doing a very good job. Sometimes players just don't fit. It's neither side's fault, it just happens.

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