Thread: Value of: Mike Green to Edmonton?
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06-07-2012, 01:43 PM
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Originally Posted by fedfed View Post
So, let's say that the Caps get Faksa and Pouliot. I'd rather have Yak than those two for one big reason: win now. Faksa and Pouliot won't contribute on the high level for maybe 3 years (like Johansson). Yak will. If we look at the 1st overalls (forwards only) since 2001 (Kovy), all but one (Nugent-Hopkins) scored 20+ goals in their first year. All had 40+ points, two (Hall, Stamkos) had >50 points.
But you're trading a 20+ minute defenseman in Green, a likely 50+ point forward in Johansson along with the two firsts.

It's an abysmal value.

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