Thread: Rumor: Benn being used as bait?
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01-18-2011, 06:05 PM
Ugene Malkin
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Originally Posted by Modo View Post
Yes, it seems you do.

Eriksson is more valuable to the success of the Stars than Letang would be.
Likewise for the Pens, especially if you are considering Benn or Neal for him.

But as far as trade standard worth, one is a "TOP" winger, and one is a "TOP" D-man.

It's hardly laughable, just each his own holds their player in high regards to his own team, as would both teams Higher-Archy. Which is more valuable on the open market, I'd contend they're equal for the most part.

Neither Benn or Neal are worth Letang, and I believe we all have come to this conclusion.

So, why would they give him up for either of them. Your not getting a top D-man for Neal or Benn, it's just not there.

Goligoski, is at the cusp of being one, not there yet, but he's not that far off. Still pretty young by D-man standards who's just approaching his prime. Same could be said of Neal, and I would totally understand wanting more for Benn, but it isn't Letang.

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