Thread: Speculation: 2011 Acq./Rost. Bldg./Cap Part 5
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01-23-2012, 10:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Millhaus View Post
Seriously? There are excellent players drafted in every round. Using your logic picks should never be traded then unless they are bringing back serious difference makers. I mean a 7th rounder can get you a Zetterberg right?

A 2nd rounder for a 2nd pairing rental is about as normal a deadline deal as they come, especially for a team that thinks it has a great chance at a cup, which McPhee had to have thought at the time. So it didn't work out? Most don't...
That's why I liked the Arnott trade. He was something along the lines of what we needed. Corvo really wasn't, IMHO. A rental should be that missing piece. Corvo was another offensively oriented puck moving D-man on an already juggernaut offense.

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