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03-22-2011, 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by cnshockey View Post
Seriously? Why would he waste assets for a defenseman when we have 5 PROVEN dmen and a guy (AMart) who has been playing extremely well. We also have two guys who Dean and TM both trust in Drewiske and Harrold. IMO it would have made zero sense to trade for another veteran dman unless it meant one of our 8 dmen was going back the other way.
In case one of them gets injured. I'm not comfortable with either Drewiske or Harrold starting in the playoffs.

There's a reason why DD44 didn't get used in the POs last year. He hasn't been the same since the shoulder injury. Harrold is OK, but was terrible in the playoffs last year.

I'm not talking about giving up significant assets. Just a mid round draft pick for a decent depth guy rental. That's all. Kind of like how we got Modin as a depth forward, in exchange for a 7th round pick.

Originally Posted by Duc620
then again, maybe it wasn't 'failure', maybe the deals just weren't good enough or too lopsided?
Indeed. There may have been nothing available for a reasonable price. Perhaps "failed" is the wrong word.

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