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08-13-2012, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Bryanbryoil View Post
Let's say that he makes it clear that he wants to play here and only here. If/when his agent tells other teams this wouldn't it lower his trade value? I'm speaking hypothetically here, but do you remember the crap that we got back for Weight when he told us either St. Louis or Detroit? Klefbom may very well have to be on the table, hell maybe our 2014 1st instead, that said I could see him moved for less than one of the big 4 under specific circumstances.
I suppose that's true but now we're looking at pretty insane hypotheticals. Nothing in Benn's past has even hinted that he has a desire to play in Edmonton so I don't really think it's realistic to consider that an option.

Let's be honest here: Justin Schultz was one of the first big fish we've nabbed in the last two decades and I still think the biggest factor behind his decision was playing on a young team where he could get playing time and be allowed to make some mistakes.

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