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01-03-2012, 07:50 PM
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Jason Lewis
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You want a list of premier power forwards ahead of Nash imo?


Iginla
Perry
Getzlaf (yea awful seasons but still a fantastic power forward)
Eric Staal (although he is considered a hybrid sniper/PF)
Franzen
Doan
Thornton (for all the hate he gets he is a way more complete power forward then Nash)
Kesler



Not one of them is making more then Rick Nash. A lot of em don't even come close...except Thornton. It's not to say Nash isn't talented. But he isn't worth the amount you'd have to pay him and the number of prospects/picks/roster players you'd have to give up to give him. Not to mention his contract likely handcuffs you from bringing in more talent. Or retaining what you already have when contracts come up.

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