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11-07-2012, 05:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Alflives View Post
You certainly do enjoy pushing buttons. I must strongly disagree with your sentiment.

The difference in improvement to the team is the issue. Clearly the Canucks are forward rich. In the last 3 seasons they have Two Art Ross, One Heart, and One Selke winner in their top six. Hence, forward rich. The defense, on the other hand, lacks top end talent. Therefore, adding another top forward makes less improvement to the team than adding the #1 defense-man.

We have absolutely zero influence over what the Canucks will do, but it is an enjoyable debate all the same.
The Canucks would be significantly better with a top 6 forward rather than a top 4 defenseman. Trophies aside, the Canucks most glaring weakness is a suitable top 6 forward to play with Kesler and Booth. this player would improve the team more than any other position.

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