Brian Strait (Claimed by NY Islanders)
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01-17-2013, 12:01 PM
Join Date: Dec 2011
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Lovejoy proved he could be an effective 7th defenseman. Strait proved nothing. I don't get why you guys say it is a risky move. Strait isn't even that good. Too bad if we lose him, but you don't need him.
We need to trade for a top 4 d, not worry about some middle of the road prospect.
I don't see how you can say that. Strait played quite well for us last year... certainly a hell of a lot better than Lovejoy did. And is younger with more upside. Lovejoy will never ever be more than a 7th/8th D for us. Strait can be a 7th guy, but still has potential to be much more.
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