Thread: Value of: Young, NHL-ready defensemen
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03-05-2012, 09:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Aspirine View Post
Well that's too bad cuz he's the only interesting blueliner from the op. You won't trade future AHLers for 2nd round draft picks (Lovejoy, Strait, Bortuzzo are nothing to write home about)
Despres is the only one that would interest an HF poster because he's a very hyped prospect and deservedly so, imo. That doesn't mean the others are nothing though. They can all help a team. I agree none of them will bring a 2nd, but I think all of them would bring a mid or late round pick.

Strait can absolutely play in the league. He was very solid again tonight for the Pens. He's one of those guys I wish we had a spot for because he impresses in almost every opportunity he gets. There's just no room. He's going to be a nice addition to someone's blue line next year though. Trust me on that.

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