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11-12-2012, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by jmoss45 View Post
I still fault them for not trading up to get Samuelsson, especially after all that talk of moving up in the draft. If that was the guy they were targeting, who cares what additional picks you give up? The Oil have plenty of decent prospects in the system, adding in an additional 3rd rounder to move up a couple spots is nothing.. Especially when Samuelsson brings the grit, scoring and ability to play C the Oil so sorely lack.
You can only trade up if the other teams are willing to deal. They had a pair of 3rd rounders last year, if that's what it too, I'm pretty sure that they would've ponied up. This year we have a pair of 2nd rounders, it'll be interesting to see if we'll use both or use one or both to trade up or add roster players.

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