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10-02-2012, 07:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Alberta_OReilly_Fan View Post
On paper Ferrence/Sturm dont equal 1/2 of Thornton as far as individual talent on the ice is concerned... but this trade was about changing the culture of the B's. We got back way better culture
Swap out "Ference/Sturm" with "Dubinsky/Anisimov" and "Thornton" with "Nash" and this is a nice description of #61's departure as well. Only the two of them together have met or exceeded his scoring, and we got even more assets back.

Not that makes me miss him any less.

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