Luongo Talk: The Final Countdown...?
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01-07-2013, 12:53 AM
Join Date: Aug 2006
Originally Posted by
Drop the Sopel
You asked for an example where the Canucks had the 'opportunity' of bringing in a PF top 6'er. Not an example of a top 6 PF that they did bring in...
Though Mikael Samuelsson also fits your criteria - though at a 60% lower cap hit. Heck, Higgins was acquired for a song, didn't make much money and still outplayed David Booth.
I think you get the idea. Finding half point per game 2nd liners isn't exactly impossible.
Finding as efficient goalscorers is. Finding efficient goalscoring PWFs is even tougher. And Higgins isn't a PWF.
I'm saying that until the Canucks land said mythical beast, the Booth griping is kinda moot. Bring in a better top6, and you have a case.
The opportunities are rare to get a top6 PWF. Even rarer to land said player.
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