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12-11-2012, 10:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Urban Explorer View Post
I think you people are getting confused about what you're arguing over.

1. Yes the kessel trade is better than the other 3 trades because the leafs actually got a good player instead of nothing.

2. Yes the kessel trade "could" be the worst trade of them all because if he walks after his contract and seguin and hamilton turn into hart, selke, norris candidates the Leafs would have gotten spectacularly hosed in the grand scheme of things, even more hosed than the niedermeyer deal. (and look pretty dumb)

So in essence, both sides are right as of now. But only the future holds the true answer.

Can everyone agree with that?
Nice try but not a chance.

The Kessel deal will never be worse than the other three.

Reason: 3 30 goal seasons from Kessel. We got 1 decent year from Raycroft and that is all we had to show for the three other deals.

And Kessel won't walk. He'll either extend or be traded.

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