Thread: Value of: Rene Bourque
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12-09-2012, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Blind Gardien View Post
I'd ask my pro scouts and you just what the rationale for the 5th/3rd round swap... I'd angle towards opposing it. It's a lot of cap money coming to us on what otherwise isn't clearly a lopsided deal. But end of the day, if I had convincing arguments presented it wouldn't be a hold up, looks like a fine change of scenery deal.
Meh, I just think Ballard = Bourque in terms of talent and Raymond > Weber. It's not like a dealbreaker for me swapping picks, but I don't see Weber ever becoming more than a 4-5 defenseman while Raymond has produced at a solid top-6 rate before in his career.

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