Thread: Proposal: Pittsburgh - Detroit
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12-18-2012, 02:56 AM
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Originally Posted by eva unit zero View Post
I don't see why Detroit gives up their best goal-scoring winger in a straight deal for a 32 year-old defenseman who is good defenively, but absolutely isn't worth a big 30-goal, 55-60 point winger.
^basically this

Franzen may be inconsistent, but he is the Wings top goal scorer. If we have someone that can replace him, then sure, I'll be happy with that deal, but our top six currently consists of Dats, Z, Flip, Sammy, and possibly Bertuzzi. Of those 5 players, only Z and Flip scored over 20 goals last season. Nyquist and Brunner aren't proven enough yet for us to be confident enough to move ahead without Franzen.

I think the only scenario right now for us to move Franzen would be if he was part of a package for a #1D.

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