Oilers to move down at the draft...
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06-13-2012, 10:44 AM
Because! That's why!
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You posted that you thought Yakupov, someone you viewed as a replacement star for Nash, was worth a 2nd overall pick (that would yield a 2-3 D-man) and an NHL ready D-man prospect, therefore Nash should be worth the same.
Given that Nash is a severely overpaid 70 point player, I'd argue that Yakupov on an ELC is more valuable to everyone but a contender.
If these two players are worth what you implicitly think they are, boy did Columbus ever miss the boat by not pulling the trigger on the deal the Rangers offered them.
ease up there tiger. There is a big difference between a proven 30+ goal scoring olympian compared to a 18 year old kid.
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