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12-04-2012, 05:33 PM
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Originally Posted by chrisx101 View Post
How exactly would thye be better in the long run? The difference between Kessel and Pietro is 2 years and between Phaneuf and Pietro is 3.... Its not like we are trading 30+ years olds for world class 20 year olds. The Leafs are dealing a #1 D for a #1 D and a top 5 RW in the game for a top 5 prospect...
You need to learn how to do math dude. Phaneuf is 27, Petro is 22. 5 years is a hell of a lot, epsecially considering Pietrangelo is already significantly better. Tarasenko is about to turn 21. Kessel is 25. Kessel is better now, but Tarasenko will be a dandy in two years.

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