Thread: Proposal: Mtl/Edm
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12-09-2012, 05:36 AM
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Originally Posted by stryfe604 View Post
Impartial fan here, saying Edmonton has to add. Based on you know...this thing called logic...P.K. has established himself in the league. He is at worst a #3 defenseman on any team in the league. To say Montreal would have to add to a player who has yet to play a single game in the NHL is idiotic. Arguments can be made that any prospect can become the second coming of Jesus on skates, but the fact remains that the prospect isn't a guarantee.

Only on HF will a prospect who hasn't played a single game in the NHL be worth more than a player who has established himself as at worst a top 3 D in the league.
By the same Logic would you rather have a "proven" 10$ or a ticket with one chance out of two to win 50$ (25$ expectation) ?

If the expectation and the odds a player will become an NHL player are good enough, prospect have greater value than current player.

And isn't only on HF that a proven rivet is traded for Gorges and a pick. That a proven Gomez is traded for a McDonagh, That a proven Nieuwendyk is traded for Iginla.

How do you explain the Lindros trade ? Only on HF?

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