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12-01-2011, 12:00 AM
Roman Yoshi
Ellis too short
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Originally Posted by gopreds9 View Post
Yes, the Blum incident is a major reason. Also, I hate Anaheim with the burning passion of a thousand suns, and he has that Anaheim seed in him. I know I'm biased, but I like Toots (though his dive against Edmonton made him look like an idiot ) Give me one example of something Tootoo has done that is equivalent to stomping on Blum's ankle. (If you say the Robidas incident That was self defense. )

Is Ryan a phenomental player? Absolutely. But I am not willing to pay the asking price for him.
As always, you and I see two sides to every coin. Ryan is a great player. Do I love him? No. I hate him. Can I grow to love him? Yes. I think being away from Getslaughed at and Perry can only help Ryan. Ryan's contract is super super super sweet too. Much better deal than Erat.

I would, however, be unwilling to part with Blum and Wilson in the same package. I could stomach Wilson and Ellis, I could stomach blum and Kostitsyn/Erat/Hornqvist, but not both.

Offer one
Blum + Kostitsyn + 1st

Offer two
Wilson + Ellis + 1st

Offer three
Ellis + Lindback + 1st + Watson

I would never do Wilson and Blum for one player, even for one as good as Ryan

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