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02-08-2013, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Bleed Ranger Blue View Post
You guys are really something with this trade Boyle stuff. The prevailing wisdom, if you can call it that, is that Miller and Kreider are making Boyle expendable. That makes zero sense. They are very different players who will be expected to fulfill very different roles.

Stopping the opposition is just as important as scoring goals. Did anyone notice that Miller and Kreider were on the bench for long stretches in the 3rd with a lead, or was the euphoria still wearing off by then?
I agree and disagree. I agree that Boyle and Miller/Kreider are different types of players right now.

However, I disagree about trading Boyle. IMO, there is only 1 player on this team that you don't trade, Lundqvist. All others for the right price, I would move.

And along these lines, the one player that could replace Boyle is Halpern and he seems to have fallen within the good graces of Torts.

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