Thread: Proposal: Penguins - Bolts
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02-11-2013, 03:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Vujtek View Post
I like Dumoulin a lot but he isn't fetching us a recent top-10 pick that's developing nicely. Even if that + is a 1st round pick, it's still not enough to get Connolly from Tampa. To get Connolly we'd need to give up one of Pouliot, Morrow or Despres - Dumoulin wouldn't be good enough main piece to get Connolly. And even with those three, getting Connolly from Yzerman would be tough, even if the value would be there.
Maybe. But when there's a need teams are willing to pay a price. Tampa traded a good prospect in Carter Ashton for freakin' Keith Aulie last trade-deadline. Dumoulin is not much worse (if not better actually) than Despres, he's just lacking NHL experience right now. I think he'd fit like a glove and could help Tampa right off the bat.

I'd understand if they wouldn't want to do it, but I think it could be a win-win for both teams.

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