Thread: Speculation: Acq/ Rost. Bldg./ Cap Part XI
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05-18-2012, 09:29 AM
Stewie G
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Originally Posted by BobRouse View Post
Yeah..I think this is a solid idea.

Let's give up a boatload of young assets for a declining player who has a history of underwhelming when it matters most.

Maybe Jumbo Joe has had some decent playoff runs but his body of work in the post season is pretty brutal.

Not exactly the right kind of guy to bring into THIS environment and WAY too much t give up for him on top of it.
Thorton has led the Sharks in playoff scoring 5 of the past 6 years. I think he gets dumped on a lot because of the lack of team success.

His age is definitely a concern, as is his $7M for the next two years, but I think the playoff thing has been blown out of proportion. He has a better playoff ppg average than Nick since he's been in the league.

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