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10-30-2012, 12:45 PM
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I think that's exactly what will happen, but not until we have a clearer picture of things. Better to keep all of our wingers than trade Yakupov and become the best of the bunch while Eberle and Hall spend 40 games a season in the IR or not meet expectations. By the time we're ready to compete one of these big name young Dmen might be a pending FA and pricing themselves off their current team, or we could get someone through other means.

Basically, we're still too far away from competing to make a panic move that we could regret down the road.
I think that's a much more reasonable post than what I've seen from a lot of Oiler fans.

Usually it's

- We willl NEVER trade any of the big 4 for ANYTHING
and
- We don't need defence anyways, Schultz+Klefbom+Marincin = best blueline ever

/hyperbole, but you get what I mean.

I agree it could make sense to wait 1-2 years to get a better sense of exactly which wingers you want to keep, and also so you can try and target pending RFA Dman in the future (such as Weber from this year).

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