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11-28-2012, 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Mystlyfe View Post
Brassard > Gagner.
Maybe you could get more value in terms of what will help you on the ice immediately, but in terms of total return you're not going to beat a top 5 pick and a young center. That's a great return for Kesler, and if Vancouver were rebuilding right now they'd be foolish to pass it up.
I don't mean the value was off per se, simply that it doesn't suit our needs, and has less value to us right now.

Jeff Carter got Voracek + Couturier, which I think is a comparable return if we were looking to undergo a youth movement.

As we are not, however, it makes no sense for us to do it.

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