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11-27-2012, 09:17 PM
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wilco5886
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Originally Posted by Firefoxx View Post
I agree. Stars names are being thrown around like candy. I think the problem is everyone likes the sexy name, and everyone wants the absolute best even if a tier down would work fine. If you need a top 6 forward no ones looking at the likes of Radim Vrbata, they all want the Evander Kanes/Jeff Carters/Rick Nashs.

Also this doesn't help in negotiations, I'm prone to it too. But if I need a top 6 forward I'm offering Keith Yandle because I know people aren't looking for Klesla even though hes a useful guy.
This is my biggest problem. I would love to keep Kovy, Henrique, and Larsson. But I don't see any way of filling what I perceive as weaknesses through the likes of Zubrus, Clarkson, Fayne, Volchenkov, etc. And even if I could trade (one of) those players for something decent, I'd likely be filling one hole just to create another. I really did not mean to cause a ruckus (I wasn't even shopping Kovy, I got on HF and had three PMs asking for him) and I'm fine keeping him if you guys don't want the trade to go through.

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