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01-28-2013, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by jmoss45 View Post
It would be bad asset management by the Oilers but i'd love to see them take a risk for once. At least it proves to the fans that A) mambo is actually doing something and B) they're looking to win this year.
Why would it be bad asset management in trading away a package of Hemsky, MPS and a B prospect for a much better player? I don't get that. MPV-S has little value. He can't get any run in EDMONTON and hasn't for the last two years. Hemsky isn't a long term answer at all, or even short term to me. A B prospect is worthless really.

I still don't make this deal if I were SJ. There is absolutely no risk here for Edmonton. SJ is the one assuming risk in acquiring a fragile Slovak and a youngster than is more of a suspect than a prospect, while giving up a guy that brings much more to the table than what's being sent in return.

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