Thread: Proposal: Edm-Tor
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09-02-2012, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by seanlinden View Post
He'd be one of their 6 best defencemen and top 3 offensive defencemen. It really is that simple... you can look for a multitude of specific reasons why you don't want him, and I could look for a multitude of specific reasons why you do want. At the end of the day, it's all ####. You get better by getting better players. Franson is a better player than what the Oilers have.
Your reasons are anything but specific. I see nothing to back up your claims short of "cuz I said so.". The only guy I see Franson as an upgrade over are Peckham and Potter, so basically our 7 and 8 guys. J Schultz and Sutton (likely our bottom pairing) would be basically on par with a player like Franson, except one is a 22yr old rook who needs playing time and the other is a stay at home seasoned vet with toughness who is the perfect compliment to a young, offence first rookie Dman. So in theory, Franson is likely good enough to be a 5/6 guy on our team, but not really an upgrade over the two aforementioned, nor would it make sense to play him ahead of those guys.

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