Thread: Proposal: Pittsburgh - Edmonton
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01-29-2013, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by BarDownBobo View Post
It keeps getting recycled because it makes sense. Pitt fans always say that they need a top 6 Winger, and Hemsky doesn't fit into the long term plans in Edm according to most fans. If Yak and Hall were both 6'3, 215lbs; Hemsky wouldn't be as heavily shopped around in proposals on here.

Fact is, Pitt has D prospects that actually fill what Edm is lacking in their D prospects, and Hemsky fills a need as a top 6 winger in Pitt. If he can stay healthy, which he looks to be right now, he's a great fit on a line with Malkin IMO.
Any reason besides Eastern European-ess that it would have to be Malkin?

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