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01-14-2013, 10:32 AM
Lebda Snipes
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Originally Posted by cgf View Post
Yeah Kessel's an awesome goalscoring winger, and him and Staz would be ridiculously good together, like challenging 50 goals for Kessel and 90 points for Staz, but with the avs finally having the winger depth to give each of their 3 centers a scoring line, it's just too tempting to give up at this point, especially with how many young and developing players are involved. Plus although Kessel's a great goal scorer, Duchene playing center, having a solid two way game when he's not trying to be Foppa, and being a dangerous goal scorer himself, makes me prefer the youngin who's loved the Avs since he was a little kid and still has the potential to reach a level of play that Kessel just can't.
Cant argue that. Duchene is a special player that has a more complete skill set than kessel. And it would be nice to see him reach his full potential, a good ontario boy that plays great hockey, which is why i would love to see him in the Blue and White. Wouldnt trade kessel for him though, the whole point of aquiring him would be to have duchene play with kessel.

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