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02-17-2013, 08:25 AM
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Originally Posted by IrishPaulie View Post
Boston has had it's share of heartache with concussions. I don't think they wanna give up their two future franchise potential players to take on a player who may have one of the worst cap hits when the salary cap goes down and has a history of severe concussions.

The value seems like it's there, although I wouldn't blame Pens fans for wanting more and I certainly don't blame my fellow Bruins fans who are with me in saying "thanks but no thanks."
Definitely understandable. It's also pretty crazy that the Bruins would shy away from trading three players who have never been a PPG for a player whose won almost every piece of hardware in his sport. However, I do like your reasoning. I think it comes down to Depth vs. Top end talent. I personally think it would make the bruins better assuming he stays healthy which is a big if. As for the Pens, In my mind it's a toss-up but I'll let other people chime in.

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