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02-07-2013, 08:20 AM
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Why on Earth would we take away one of only 3 NHL D we have for, of all things, Tyler Kennedy? Either we're in the race and keep him, or we're out of it, and can get a lot better quality than that from another team. Big pass from Ottawa.
Thank god you said you aren't serious about this. That is TURRible (pun intended).
Point 1 ... I can say the same thing in Pittsburgh about why trade Kennedy for another D man? We have a shortage of forward options and while Kennedy would be available, he needs to be packaged with a high pick for an upgrade (example and I'm sure you wouldn't do it but TK and a second for Greening - this is what I'm talking about).
Point 2 ... When you have a ridiculous idea from a fan, its usually that they don't want him in XXXX city. I could say Pittsburgh offers Kennedy, Tangradi and a third to Toronto for Kessel. That certainly isn't fair value and I know this, but it shows I have a strong opinion that I don't think Kessel is a good fit due to flaws.
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