PK Subban for Nail Yakupov
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01-10-2013, 03:23 PM
Join Date: Apr 2010
Originally Posted by
"Scoring wingers are a lot easier to come by than puck-moving offensive d-men.
does not do this if he is smart."
Clearly, I am *not* making the above statement from Edmonton's perspective.
this - and from a 3rd party source. as a hab fan i agree. i don't have to disparage Yakupov. he'll probably be ovechkin light and score 35-40 per year which is great. but habs are not trading their best young d man since chelios. not. going. to. happen.
i'm also jittery about trading for talented russians. maybe the kovalchuk situation is just an anomaly, but it would be a nightmare to lose yakupov - regardless of what he's saying now.
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