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10-22-2012, 11:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Professor John Frink View Post
This.

What is the saying? You can never have too many solid defensemen. Why trade a solid NHL vet with one year left on his contract just to let an unproven kid play?

Isn't the point to win games? Can the people who want Lydman traded honestly tell me that you feel more confident with Vatanen or Lindholm in the lineup than you do with Lydman penciled in?
Exactly. What happened to rookies forcing their way on to the team? If they deserve to make the team, they'll make it happen. No sense in just handing them the job.

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