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11-24-2012, 05:09 PM
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Hynh
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Originally Posted by TheNudge View Post
There's 3 team I don't want Barkov going and they are Edmonton,Columbus and Toronto. I would love Barkov to be drafted by either Winnipeg or Islander or even montreal. Imagine Galy and Barkov together or even Tavares and Barkov.
Is that a personal bias or is based on not wanting him to be smothered? While the Oilers acquiring another top 5 player would be a little unfair, I think he'd fit in great with the Oilers. Fans always talk of moving Gagner and getting a big, defensively responsible center and with Barkov they get that. They could turn around and turn Gagner+Nick Schultz/Whitney into a better defenseman or simply run three scoring lines.

Hartikainen-RNH-Eberle
Hall-Barkov-Yakupov
Paajarvi-Gagner-Hemsky
Smyth-Horcoff-Jones

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