Thornton- what could we have given up?
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12-09-2005, 01:21 AM
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Los Angeles
Originally Posted by
I Am Ziggy Palffy
Stuart was having a bad year...he was acquired based on potential and reputation alone...Sturm is a typical 2nd line LW....20-25 goal scorer....Boston probably wanted him because of his youth and are hoping his speed would make him effective in the new NHL...Primeau is a spare part....IMO, a terrible deal...though probably the best that was out there....
Said it perfect!
The younger of the Primeau's has been a laughing stock for years. Now he's a top third line player? Wrong brother! Tough yes, but he'll be gone in a few years.
Sturm has great wheels but has been underachieving since he broke his leg. To top it off he's never had more than 50 pts! Brad Stuart...........well let's just say he's been riding the Brad Stuart name card over anything! I'd take Visnovsky over Stuart if I was a fan of any other team. Stuart had great defense around him, a-la Calgary and great goaltending.
San Jose got robbed..........slice it any way you want. Other teams including us could have given a better package...
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