All Encompassing Winger Acquisition Thread
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01-30-2013, 07:59 AM
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Shero has to do something to fill the hole in the top 6
but it takes two to make a deal. I doubt Anaheim wants to trade Ryan right now. Imagine if they trade Ryan and then Perry walks in UFA this summer. They'd go from having two franchise wingers to none. I don't think they'll trade Ryan until Perry agrees to an extension and I doubt that happens anytime soon.
The types of guys that are available right now are probably Matt D'Agostini types that are probably upgrades but not significant upgrades. Seto may be available but he'll probably be cheaper if you wait for the Wild to fall out of it. He'd probably cost a really good prospect at the moment but Russo speculated they may even trade him for just picks down the road.
I thought the same thing last year.
And, yes, it takes two to make a deal. It also takes a GM who isn't married to 2M third liners and defensive prospects who might do something in three or four years too.
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