Thread: Proposal: Florida/Chicago
View Single Post
05-23-2012, 03:13 PM
Sarava's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Naperville, IL
Country: United States
Posts: 8,598
vCash: 500
Originally Posted by HossTheBoss View Post
Other players like who? The only player that could have been traded instead of Ladd was Hjalmarsson.. and then that would have left a huge hole on defense in 2010-11.

We'd go from:

Keith - Seabrook
Hammer - Campbell
Leddy - Boynton/Cullimore/Campoli/Hendry


Keith - Seabrook
Boynton/Leddy - Campbell
Boynton/Leddy - Cullimore/Hendry/Campoli

I hope by "other players" you weren't referring to Sharp.. as the backlash, with him being as good a lockerroom guy as he is, the post-season he was coming off of and with him being a huge fan favourite would have been huge.

Nor could you have traded Bolland, because he was also coming off a great post-season, was/is also a fan favourite and that would have left you with only one natural centre on your roster for 2010-11, that being Toews.
I wan't implying I thought he shouldn't have been moved. Just that that's out there if anyone wants to go there.

Where the return on Ladd was what it was - and I don't think anyone can realistically blame Stan for the return. A high 2nd is more than I expected back at the time.

Sarava is offline   Reply With Quote