All Encompassing Winger Acquisition Thread
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01-22-2013, 11:57 AM
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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.
Edmonton needs young defensemen and draft picks since they are still a future-oriented organization. Don't doubt that.
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