P.K. Subban Thread - 5.0 - The "Doughty Money Vs. Lowball Bridge" Edition
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01-23-2013, 09:44 PM
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Did we get good return for Chelios, Roy? By trading PK, our GM is ********.
How are we going to get another Number 1 D?
None of our prospect has similar ability as PK. Another team is not going to give us a similar defenseman. Look at the Oilers. Despite all the young offensive dymamo, they still finish last with a poor defense and average goalie. We already have Price. PK is a great defenseman to build a strong back end. If we ending up trading PK, I will put MB in the same class as Rejean Houle.
That is a red herring argument.
PK is (was) our #1 DMan because Markov was injured and the rest of our DMen would be fortunate to be bottom pairing or even worse, # 7 or #8.
Would PK be a #1 in Boston? Vancouver? Chicago?
Perspective is needed.
For Subban fans, he deserves the highest contract possible because he is the best DMan in Montreal.
For the rest of the NHL, Subban is not a #1 DMan and who has yet to prove he is worthy of a #1 DMan salary.
Yes, Bergevin is the Montreal GM but he must manage in the NHL where reality rules over emotion.
To those worried about trading Subban and not getting greater "value". Yes, be worried. For Subban's value is a lot higher in the eyes of Montreal fans than it is around the NHL in the GMs offices.
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