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11-12-2012, 02:36 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.
The cost to acquire Samuelsson would have been ridiculously high. Trying to get that pick would have been like a team trying to get the pick the Oilers used to draft Eberle. Think player + prospect + pick.

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