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02-11-2012, 11:25 PM
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Originally Posted by kenjets36 View Post
i disagree. carter could prove to be detrimental to our group of young players. put influence in their hands and anything can go wrong.

his contract is as bad as nash's (clearly lower cap hit, but since he might not succeed in our system or mesh well with our players, or get along with torts). it goes on for longer. and if he doesn't pan out (which has a higher probability of nash not panning out) he'd be harder to trade, and he'd have to be buried for longer in the ahl.

carters negatives outweigh the positives. nash has only 1 negative, the contract, which we can all live with if he produces.
Vinny Prospal basically called out Nash's leadership and talked about how the team prepares like crap and stuff. so its not like Nash is picture perfect.

everytyhing you said about Carter applies to Nash as well. it applies to any player ever. it applied to Richards, Gaborik, etc.

Nash has 7 years left on his deal...thats not an insignificant term. its only a few years less than Carters for more than 50% extra cash per season. Their numbers are comparable.

Carter>Nash when you take the contract into consideration. Talent wise id say Nash is better...but its a no brainer to me.

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