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10-24-2012, 10:52 PM
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Originally Posted by MetalGodAOD View Post
Agreed. He's only 21. Still a lot of time to mature. Using the Kari example, Kari didn't put it all together and get serious about his career until what, 26? I'd rather not throw Glennie away for nothing and give him the chance to mature. Maybe that means 2-3 years in the AHL/ECHL. Whatever it takes to get his **** together until it becomes clear that trading him is the only thing that will wake him up.
I'm not saying I'm ready to trade him for a mid round pick but if you hold onto him for 2-3 more years you're essentially taking that offer off the table. At that point if he's still toiling in the AHL he will be considered a bust of a prospect and worth virtually nothing. I think keeping him is the way to go because the upside is higher than with the potential draft pick you get for him but keeping him is a gamble that could net you absolutely nothing. It's all or nothing.

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