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01-07-2013, 10:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Beacon View Post
Who says that it would be in 2013? I was talking about the one in 2014. I know Calgary fans expect to get a huge return for an aging player about to become a UFA, but #1, Thomas and Noreau is more than they can expect.

Go review previous trades for stars: they almost never fetch what fans think they will. Almost every trade for a star has fans speculating that an arm and a leg will be needed to give him up, and then everyone is stunned that there was a "rip-off". How many times can fans be stunned at a rip-off before realizing that it's not a rip-off, it's that fans overrate star values?
I get the point you're trying to make.

But I dont know why you're trying to make it with a player like Iginla, who is still damn good. The #25-30 pick in a year and a half, Noreau, and Thomas is a tick or two into the absurd.

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