Thread: Value of: Brent Burns to Edmonton
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11-14-2012, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Tangerine View Post
Setoguchi has been, for the last three seasons, a 40 point player at best, and only hit north of that once, when he hit 65. Coyle is an average prospect. The first round pick was 28th Overall.

even if he did get much better, which he did, I don't see how it warrants any of the top 4, save for Yakupov who is totally unproven in the NHL.
You realize that's still 3 first round assets right? The point is, Burns is a young, huge, mobile #1 d-man on a long contract- that type of player is worth a premium to NHL teams.

You might think you can throw together a mish mash of picks and lesser prospects like that Habs fan just did, but the Sharks have ZERO reason to move him- and won't.

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