Thread: Value of: Brian Burke
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01-13-2013, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Halpysback View Post
Leafs already had Grabo and Kulemin. Bozak may be an upgrade on Stajan but he's not a top 6 C on a contender unless your 1C is Crosby. Leafs also had Schenn, so he didn't exactly get JVR out of thin air. If anything Schenn would have fetched a better player if he was developed properly.

Given that he had 4 years, multiple top 10 picks, tons of other draft picks and unlimited financial resources that top 6 is nowhere nearly good enough. You could have hired a blind goat like Edmonton did and ended up with a far better top 6. Or a defense that's not completely and utterly dysfunctional and needs a massive overhaul.
Better than JVR? Doubtful. JVR is young and was drafted higher than Schenn.

Ad Schenn actually did develop. People for get how good he was in 10-11'.

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