Thread: Waived: PL3 on Waivers
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12-03-2011, 02:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Calculon View Post
I don't consider either the Langkow for Stempniak or the Regehr trade to be good trades. Even though Stempniak has been decent, Langkow would still have been the best centremen on this team. And I would have much preferred trading Regehr for futures or keeping him at least until the deadline instead of moving him for immediate 'help' in Butler and Byron while throwing away a 2nd round pick.

Modin was finished as a hockey player. Even if he hadn't been injured, he wasn't capable of contributing anything.
how the **** was the Regehr trade for immediate help? Butler is 24 years old and has proven himself able to be a top 4 defenseman and Byron is a close to NHL ready prospect who appears to have decent upside. The 2nd was to dump Kotalik (or get Byron back depending how you look at the trade)

and Langkow for Stempniak was brilliant. we shed tons of cap space and didn't lose anything offensively. as for Langkow being our best center, that is laughable to say the least. Jokinen is much better than Langkow

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