Thread: Proposal: Stl-Phx
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05-16-2012, 06:06 AM
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Originally Posted by DesertDawg View Post
I agree with this assessment and add that Oliver didn't step right in his 1st year. If the Coyotes were to move a d'man, I would expect Summers or Schlemko be the ones that might be moved and not a prospect that is unproven at being able to take the rigors of a full year. Maybe next season or at least after the All-Star break before any consideration about making 20yo Gormley an everyday NHL player and opening a roster spot.
And what will you do when Rundblad decides he doesn't want to play in the AHL and would rather eat fat checks in the KHL then sit around and wait? You completely lose a major asset with a lot of value. You might be able to pull this of with Gormley (who wouldn't have many other cards to play), but keeping Rundblad down will not go well for you.

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