Thread: Proposal: Edm - det/stl
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10-15-2012, 11:23 PM
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Originally Posted by YakuBOT View Post
Ironically, your statement is the one that's ridiculous.

Zetterberg is 32 and Datsyuk is 34. Yakupov is 18 and has elite potential. There's no reason why the Oilers should do it. Maybe 3 good years of Datsyuk vs. a decade of Yakupov scoring 30+ goals.

Tough choice.
Agreed. If we were a team contending for a cup it might make sense. But we're not, and I doubt that when we're ready to compete for a cup in a couple years that a 37 year old Datsyuk will be better than a 21 year old Yakupov

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