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06-23-2012, 09:43 AM
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Buffalo NY
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Putting my lack of interest in Kane aside and acknowledging that it's a very good trade value wise.
From a team building pov, Why would we want a small winger, even as talented as Kane, with a big cap hit (6.3mil)?
If we are trading for someone with a cap hit like that I would want a top 6 forward with size, preferably a center. These are things that are much bigger priorities up front.
Plus we have a far less expensive winger in the Kane mold already on the roster.......Ennis.
I'm not sure if you watched the NHL last year, Ennis is a center. He was drafted at center, and he ripped up the league at center over a decent stretch of games.
You don't have to be 6+ feet tall to be a center. That's a myth. Besides, Kane IS bigger than Roy, so it's a size upgrade.
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