Sabres Talk - Proposals, Speculation, Roster-shaping
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01-22-2013, 11:35 AM
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Palm Harbor, FL
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Hindsight. These guys held more value before the trade. Esposito was a high draft pick. Christensen was coming off an 18 goal season, and Armstrong was a decent 3rd liner. It might be a little overpayment, but not close to what you are saying.
i can't resist
Espo was a high draft pick? and his stock started falling almost immediately. His scoring dropped and He was left of WJC team. He was already being labeled a bust when he was traded.
Pysyk was a high draft pick, and his stock started going up almost immediately as he began dominating juniors, leading his team in the playoffs, and winning a WJC medal
Christensen was coming off an 18 goal season? Stafford has 3 20 goal seasons and is a proven top 6 NHLer.
Armstrong is a decent 3rd liner? Girgensons was just drafted 14th overall
Your proposal was god awful... recognize.
The closer equivalent of your proposal (from a Pitt perspective) would've been :
That's how bad your proposal was.... that the massive overpayment i posted from Pitt, is MUCH closer to your Buffalo proposal, than the actual Hossa trade.
You proposed a asset decimating trade for a playoff rental... congrats! Job well done
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