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01-28-2013, 08:33 PM
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Originally Posted by OCPenguin View Post
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.
First, let me say theres not a better fit for the oilers roster than Clowe.

Its bad asset management because Clowe is a UFA this summer. Hemsky alone is a lot to give up for what could amount to a rental. I'm definitely not dealing MPS+Hemsky+2nd for 40 games of Clowe.

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