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01-17-2013, 11:21 PM
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arsmaster
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Originally Posted by Scurr View Post
Developing really good young role players is a worthwhile endeavour. A guy like Hansen is a great example. He's been making big contributions on this team for a few years and he's still a great deal. Teams that don't have to overpay them in FA and the rest of your lineup can suffer. I wouldn't trade Hansen for Joel Ward and makes 2.5 x as much money.
Jannick Hansen was a 9th round pick.

Big difference between passing on prime talent in the top 60 for a grinder, and finding a diamond in the rough, role player after pick 200.

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