Thread: Speculation: Tim Gleason Tuomo Ruutu
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01-14-2012, 01:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Tayvaan View Post
Tuomo Ruutu just doesn't bring enough to justify what it would cost to get him. People are saying that we can't judge how well he'll do in the playoffs based on one run, but then what do we judge him on? He has never shown that he will perform in the postseason and I would not want to trade valuable assets for nothing but the hope that he'll miraculously turn it on.
I could have said the same things about Patrick Kane, Johnny Toews, Duncan Keith, Brent Seabrook, Kris Versteeg, Dave Bolland before they ever had a chance to showcase themselves in the playoffs for their first times, but I didn't and took a chance, guessing they would step it up.

Of course, I was proved right.

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