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02-01-2011, 12:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Reaper45 View Post
No, you dont trade him for Penner because Voynov could be heading back to Russia, Muzzin could re-injure his back, Hickey could be a total bust and you might need a big 2 way defenseman like Forbort in a few years.
That's a reach brother. I think Derek has great upside but if teams thought like this, you would never see young prospects traded. I would rather get stronger now and for the next several years to contend for the Cup than worry about what may happen to Voynov, Muzzin, Hickey and not make a move. This is all academic anyway. No way Oilers make this move. They would have to lube themselves up if this trade went down.

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