Thread: Trade Idea???
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01-17-2013, 08:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Boom Boom Anton View Post
Given JR's recent track record on picking up marginally talented players (Kaberle, Nodl, Poni, Stewart), I'd rather stick with the young guys who have less experience, but I'd argue MAY turn out to be far more talented. Whenever JR picks up some marginally talented over the hill re-tread or "reclamation" project, then the board complains about not providing any slots for the young guys.

My $0.02 is don't go pick up some has been. See what you got in Boychuk, Dalpe, and Bowman. If partway through the season, the team is in the hunt and needs a piece for the playoffs, then fine. If he is going to trade for someone or pick someone up now, then make sure it's a talented and useful player.
Ok, Boom Boom, I am on board with that. Thank you for straightening out my train of thought as I have been on the "make room for the kids" side for a while. I lost my mind for a few minutes.....potentially due to the fact that it seems these kids have come up short of my expectations these last few years.

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