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01-13-2012, 11:31 AM
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Originally Posted by habsjunkie2 View Post
I never once said that the pick alone is worth more than Bourque, nice strawman. What I said is, with the direction of this team, plummeting to the bottom of the league, making a trade to win now is stupid. It's lateral and it was a blown opportunity to do things right. If we were the flyers, adding Bourque woud likely be a good thing, but were not, we're a mess and we traded one of our better trading chips for junk.
Why is it lateral?

Because we don't get a silly 1st rounder?

There was no strawman. You ASSERTED that a 1st rounder/prospect is superior to Bourque/2nd/prospect.

Simple deduction would clearly show that you value a 1st rounder more than Bourque.

Why does this trade mean win now? This is no more in the now than a 1st rounder, Bourque is signed for 4 years.

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