Past Kings Draft, Trade, Free Agent Signing Discussion
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02-22-2011, 11:55 AM
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I think my favorite part of this thread is on the first page.
It went something like this: "It took the Pens THIS long to get Crosby a winger so why should Dean be any faster!?!"
As if someone named Marian Hossa never wore a tiny flightless black bird on his chest. As if Fedetenko was nobody. As if Guerin is a hack.
People's memories seem to only go back about a season and a half.
Don't forget, though, that Hossa walked, Fedotenko was scratched for most of the playoffs last year, Guerin's retired, and Ponikarovsky was a huge bust for them.
Those are moves that a Stanley Cup contender can make to put them over the top, but it's poor asset management otherwise.
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