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12-21-2012, 01:01 PM
Tim Vezina Thomas
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Originally Posted by WarriorOfGandhi View Post
conversely, if Boston undid the Kessel trade they would have had the firepower needed to get past Philadelphia in '10, then steamroll Montreal and have a great shot against Chicago. Kessel certainly doesn't hurt their chances in '11 and gives them a great shot to get through a weak Eastern conference in '12.

Seguin and Hamilton are nice, but Boston may have traded away a three-peat.
If we still had Kessel we woudlnt have gotten Horton. Kessels better than Horton, but to think we would have "steamrolled" Montreal with Kessel instead of taking them to game 7 with Horton then you're delusional. Kessel had 11 more points than Horton that year.

Only questionable trade is the Kaberle trade and the only reason its questionable is a player the Leafs traded up to get (Biggs). At the same time tho, 99% of Bruins fans don't regret the trade, incudling me. Colborne hasnt shown much at this point and had no place in our organization.

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