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03-05-2012, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by SJeasy View Post
Trade JT if the team isn't getting far enough and they go for total rebuild (no up and coming superstar in the org). Trade Marleau if there is an up and coming. Marleau is better at mentoring secondary players which prep for a rebuild
Thornton would probably also have more value which would be better for a total rebuild.

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Couture does not qualify as an up and coming superstar.
I agree, which is why I'd prefer to keep Thornton if I had to choose one. Couture doesn't really have the size or physical dominance to be a true #1C. 1b/solid #2 in the future I would think. There aren't many centers in the league with the skill and size that Thornton brings.

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