Thread: Eklund Rumor: winnipeg -mtl rumors
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09-07-2011, 08:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Huffer View Post
Giving up a 2nd in a deep draft for a guy who is going to be a UFA in 1 season is a horrible deal IMO. Especially when you consider that our prospect depth is already one of the worst in the league. The Jets need to ADD more 1st and 2nd round picks, not subtract them.
Definitely wouldn't trade AK for a 2nd from a Habs' perspective. Not even Winnipeg's.

But I think you got it right: a rebuilding team should never trade good picks for possibly only one year of improved offense. It took way too many years for Leafs' management to understand that, and their prospect pool has been hurt from it throughout the 2000's.

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