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08-20-2012, 11:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Kershaw View Post
I don't think Erixon has to be a superstar to win this deal for the Jackets. If he becomes a NHL regular top 4-dman, while Anisimov/Dubi retain their scoring rate from 10-11, this deal is ridiculously lopsided for the Jackets.
Im not surprised this is coming from the poster that kept referring to Nash as "just a 59 point player."

This trade can and will help both teams. On the Rangers side, its a classic case of solid asset management. Dubinsky, Anisimov, and Erixon were the definitions of expendable for the Rangers. They were used to get a proven offensive threat (on a god-awful team, by the way) to solidify a Stanley Cup run. Wait until you see Nash's effect up and down the lineup on a nightly basis. It'll be something that the 3 tweeners we traded away couldnt dream of.

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