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12-26-2012, 08:00 PM
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Originally Posted by RayzorIsDull View Post
The reasoning behind keeping Monahan is because there's a good chance he's in the OHL next year. You don't go out and deal somebody like that because unless you're getting a top 96 or a very good 95 there's very little a team could give to satisfy that deal. A team can throw in 2nd rounders but unless you get 5 or 6 of them you will never get the caliber of player like Monahan in the OHL draft with 2nd round picks.
It goes without saying that you would expect to get a very good 95/96 player + picks back. There are teams that could satisfy that requirement, whether they want to or not is another story.

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