Thread: Confirmed with Link: Sharks sign Brad Stuart (3 years, $3.6 per)
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06-21-2012, 05:15 PM
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Originally Posted by endy View Post
don't forget justin braun, frazer mclaren too. that's a hearty compliment of players is it not. and by that standard, we only have two sj first rounders still playing with us - marleau and couture. well i guess stuart counts now too. and we only have 1 2nd rounder still playing with us - vlassic.

so our home grown 7th rounders number pavs, murray, demers, bruan, and mclaren, which exceeds our homegrown 1st AND 2nd rounders combined.
McLaren doesn't belong in the category of 7th round gems.

You're also discounting all the 1st rounders we traded away. Thornton cost us 2 1st rounders, 3 for burns, 2 for Havlat (through Heatley), we wasted 1 on Campbell.

If you want to argue that he's overpaid and we would have been better off not signing him for the amount we did, fine, but to suggest the 7th was a hefty price to pay is ridiculous.

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