Eklund trade rumour thread v4.0: 'Dude where's my trade' edition
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02-23-2011, 06:44 PM
Join Date: Jan 2010
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Because you're simply thinking in terms of assets.
The Neal trade should make you realize that Dallas is in financial shambles. Desperate times calls for desperate measures. If they don't have the money to re-sign Richards long term, but want to remain competitive, it's not an unlikely solution.
Also, I would like to point out that
Richards was traded for less than that
, and still had 2 years left on his contract, whereas he is UFA to be right now.
So seriously? Is your memory that much faulty?
I disagree with this. I think Dallas made a good trade getting Goligoski. I know I am the only one, but I think he is a gonna be a great PMD for years to come. Only 9points behind Neal this year, so I don't think the Neal trade was based only on finances, pretty good trade imo. They traded for a need by dealing from a position of strength. I'm not seeing the fleecing everyone else is.
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