Thread: Value of: Marc Staal to St. Louis
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12-03-2012, 07:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Zenith View Post
Staal for Steen and Polak.

Only move that would make it worthwhile for the Rangers. Even then, it would hurt the D, and I don't want to dismantle the D - it's the Rangers biggest key to success.
I would think very hard and then say yes. I absolutely love Alex Steen and Polak, but I'd do this.
Originally Posted by Alklha View Post
Getting the better player doesn't always make the team better. There is no doubt that Staal is better than Shattenkirk, but if Shattenkirk was moved for Staal our need for a 2nd pairing puck-moving RHD would instantly become much more significant than our need for a partner for Pietrangelo ever was.
Fair enough. But I was thinking of having Polak and Russell play second pairing and letting Jackman play with Cole on the third pairing.

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