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12-20-2010, 12:23 AM
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Originally Posted by MarkGio View Post
Everybody around here is fixated on trading with Boston and getting Colbourne, but HockeyFuture's has rated him less than Backlund. Toronto's first is likely to get a great pick, so that I like. I'm not sure trading with Boston is that great of an idea because the GM would have some value in Ryder, I mean after all, Peter Chiarelli did sign him. That Ryder and Ference value can be allocated elswhere for a prospect greater than Colbourne plus more.
I believe Taylor Hall had the same rating as Backlund. The ratings themselves don't matter. It's the analysis that's important. Colborne is a big dude, skates well, good playmaker. Trust me, this deal would be a hard sell to Bruins fans, might even be wishful thinking on my part.

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