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12-08-2012, 01:17 PM
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Vankiller Whale
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Originally Posted by Back in 94 View Post
Serious question here guys, how would you react if management pulled the trigger on a deal that would send us a guy like Crosby/Malkin/Weber/Chara someone that would put us over the top and make us the clear cut favorites to win the cup but at the same time completely destroy our future (I'm talking about trading almost all of Kassian, Jensen, Schneider, Gaunce, early draft picks)?

Would the 5+ years in the basement be worth it for a greater chance at winning the cup?
Depends. Crosby? Sure. Chara? No, he's too old.

I think we can continue to be competitive by signing UFAs and drafting on pure talent in the later rounds to help bolster the team on the occassional chance they work out.

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