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01-24-2013, 05:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Sidney the Kidney View Post
I'm not talking about asset management (which Shero did quite well with that draft -- such as turning Esposito into Hossa and Dupuis), I'm talking specifically about the players chosen and their eventual NHL effectiveness.

For example, if we trade Beau Bennett for Corey Perry (a fantastical improbability), but Bennett and the rest of his draft class go on to play zero NHL games, it will be a case of fantastic asset management, but the draft itself would be horrible in terms of the players picked ending up contributing at the NHL level.
fair enough. That draft is still tough with how much injuries impacted Esposito and Vellieux but I get your point.

Originally Posted by Captain Hook View Post
Yeah, Shero sure sold high on all the parts he moved in the Hossa deal. EC and Esposito became worthless and Army is damn near the same.
ya it was ridiculous. That trade would look like a win today if Dupuis was the only piece we got back. That's nuts.

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