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05-19-2012, 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted by le_sean View Post
Stop crying about McDonagh. It's payback for getting Kovalev for Balej. **** like this happens all the time.

And McDonagh is awesome, but he's not better than Subban. Defensively, sure, but offensively, it's not really close.
Is he that much better defensively than Subban?

I think he's a bit more polished right now is all.

McD is no slouch offensively either though.

I tend to agree, if the Habs had gone a different direction they may very well have end up hurting themselves even more. The lesser of two evils, I suppose. Though I will to the end of days wonder why it is that such a highly touted prospect would be sent in a Gomez trade when it was seemingly common knowledge around the league that at the absolute best Gomez was a wildly overpaid 2nd line center.

Knowing what we know now it's a lot different, but even then how does Gomez' trade value get determined by the Habs that a recent 1st round pick should be included in the deal, and if he is how is there not something of good value prospect wise coming back in the deal?

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