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03-19-2011, 02:18 PM
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Originally Posted by PredsV82 View Post
Now dont get me wrong, if we could add a scorer I'd be all for it, but Im not gonna bag on Poile for not being able to swing a trade for Parise or Bobby Ryan. I guess it just bothers me that some folks seem to think Poile could somehow land one of these great players if he was just willing to do so. I take issue with this. I think its just as ludicrous to act like poile has some aversion to top talent as it is to state that Im happy with us never winning a playoff series.

I always dislike the "do something" just for the sake of doing something mindset.

Yeah... some of the comments on HF (not just Nashville's boards) make it seem like any GM can just make a phone call, offer up anything, and land Parise, Ryan, Weber, Suter, Doughty, etc. If the league operated the way some people think it does trades would happen every single day, and great players would end up going between six teams every year...

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