Thread: Proposal: Kessel to the ducks
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10-13-2012, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Ciccio1980 View Post
So I guess Anaheim picked 15-20 last year with Ryan and getzlaf most trades are quantity for quality in this trade you're getting some quality
And the season before they were ranked 4th in the Western Conference. One bad season, an anomaly at this point, doesn't make Ryan and Getzlaf any less valuable. Anaheim is more on par with New Jersey in 2010-2011 than the standard lottery team. They were expected to do better, and it surprised many when they didn't. There is also an expectation that they will bounce back, because of various circumstances(Hiller's healthy again, a coaching change, some of their top players had unusually poor seasons, etc...).

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