Trade with Dallas that goes beyond Richards
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06-21-2011, 02:52 PM
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I don't know about that. Kreider is shaping into the type of guy that can be a 30 or 40 goal scorer. I'm not sure Anisimov is going to become that good. If we're signing Richards, that means we've got Richards, Stepan and Anisimov. Good depth up the middle, but to me you can go out and get a good third line center fairly cheap, which makes Anisimov expendable. You can't get a guy like Kreder for cheap.
It's a good question - to me Anisimov is a 45 pt 3c with excellent defense...and upside to boot. Kreider might have more upside, but if we are trading for a LW and getting Richards I think Anisimov here and now is more important for our success. A bird in the hand...
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