Thread: Value of: Dan Boyle to Ottawa
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01-06-2013, 09:07 PM
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Originally Posted by OMadahey View Post
That is pretty crazy. But I still wouldn't trade stone or greening for Boyle. He's to old not worth it for the short amount of time we'd have him. Maybe I'd do lundin and a 3rd. But that's about it
The guy who was 7th in TOI and 8th in points in '11-'12 among NHL d-men is too old? I can see someone arguing he isn't a good fit because of duplicative skills with the young Swede or due to cap management, but saying he is too old just shows a general lack of understanding. Unless a team is in full rebuild mode (i.e. not in contention), you trade a 3rd liner or decent prospect for a #1-#2/elite PPQD every day of the week.

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