Thread: Proposal: Edm-phx
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11-04-2012, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by korpedo View Post
The only reasons phoenix says no is because

A. Hanzal fits into tippets system too well

B. Front office is in love with this guy

C. Phoenix can't afford to be trading centers right now. It's an area of weakness for the coyotes and moving Hanzal makes phoenix a worse team no matter what the return

So, a reluctant but necessary no from phoenix
He's about as untouchable that Phoenix has up front. It's hard to describe how much of an impact Hanzel has playing on Dave Tippet's Pacific Division Champion squad. He's a key contributor in all situations. I can see where someone unfamiliar with the Coyotes would devalue Hanzel based solely on his offensive statistics.

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