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05-13-2011, 02:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Markstrom Rules View Post
Yes, because we are likely taking either Landeskog or Couturier, and they are both safe prospects and have higher potential than what Grabner's ceiling figures to be. I wouldn't label Grabner as proven either, he's only had good season, and one year of 30 goals.
It's just hard to peg him as a one-hit wonder. You see guys make a living in front of the net or play with great linemates that throw out a fluke season, but Grabner was genuinely fun to watch over the course of the season. We got nothing for a promising young player. I hope they're willing to accept that fact instead of playing it off because giving up on a player so quickly is an interesting tweak to their plans of working with and developing young players.

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