Thread: Value of: Sam Gagner to NYR
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01-21-2013, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by raab View Post
Edmonton fans want to trade every player who doesn't have PPG pace. I'm sure you'll tell me Hemsky's useless to because Edmonton fans have been trying to trade him for years. Edmonton is a blue collar town so they fall in love with guys like Ryan Jones and run guys like Gagner and Hemsky out of town. Been happening for years.
The opinion of Edmonton fans is supplementary to the point I made. Hemsky is useless because he can't stay healthy. He's an incredibly skilled player that was shoppable to other teams in order for Edmonton to get more pieces for their rebuild. Gagner, on the other hand, is a 23 year old player who just hasn't lived up to the hype that surrounded him. You would think that if he was all that valuable, he'd be a building block, not a piece of trade bait.

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