All Encompassing Winger Acquisition Thread
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01-22-2013, 09:52 AM
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Magnus Pääjärvi might need a change of scenery. He's a former #10 overall pick, so Edmonton might not wish to part with the investment they made in 2009. He was scratched against Vancouver, whatever that means.
What can we offer Edmonton for Pääjärvi? Like us they have a plethora of promising defensemen, and I don't think they'd have any interest in draft picks, as that would just set their rebuild back further. They are looking to win in the near future, and the only things I could see them being interested in is a good two-way physical center with size for their 2nd line or a (potential) #1 defensemen. I would expect them to try and package Pääjärvi and Gagner for an upgrade in one of those positions.
All that aside, I'm not even convinced Pääjärvi would be a better option for our top 6 this season than Bennett.
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