Thread: Rumor: Pens eyeing Kulemin
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02-07-2013, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Faltorvo View Post
Don't be so short sighted.

D prospects can be traded for other position prospects, ala, Schenn-JVR. Aulie- Ashton

Nothing wrong with adding another D prospect.
Maybe Ashton can be as good as Kulemin some day. Do you see the issue here? Why would the Leafs trade a young, 26 year old winger, that skates well, plays the body, has scored 30 for a kid that may or may not make the NHL. It doesn't make sense that they would do that. Not with Rielly, Percy, Finn, Blacker, Holzner, Gardiner -- they have enough young D.

Trading a player that is NHL ready and fits in your lineup now and in the future for a prospect that you would then trade to get a player hopefully like the one you traded is dumb. You'd only make that deal if they overpaid.

Makes no sense for the Leafs unless it's Sutter or MAF coming back the other way. Of course if Pitts want to give some top young player and a couple good picks well...but overall this thread is going nowhere. The Leafs don't need/want nor will they accept an underpayment for Kuly.

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