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08-08-2012, 03:25 PM
Johnny Hoxville
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Originally Posted by MarkGio View Post
My thoughs about this deal. Obviously Filppula is a major upgrade over Stajan, but Bouwmeester puts Quincey to shame. Babchuck evens it out and sheds some salary.

We bolster an already sufficient forward line up only to weaken our weakest area in defense, however we shed a lot of salary. I wouldn't do it personally.
Thats fair, but personally I'd do it without blinking. Babchuk are Stajan are the most expendable assets Calgary has and its not even close. Filppula is a huge upgrade over Stajan, and Quincey was more than adequate in COL. I actually was shocked they traded him as he was really rounding into form and looked like a really good #3/2 tweener.

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