Thread: Value of: Jay Bouwmeester
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02-18-2013, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Hockyluv21 View Post
In a word, hell yes. I'd much rather have a top 2 D that can help now than a center prospect that may help in three years. Especially since that, TBQH, a top defenseman is the only thing holding us back from being cup contenders.
I guess we'll just agree to disagree then as I don't see Bouwmeester as being that great, especially not a guy who will help you get a championship. We need someone more physical in their own end, and Bouwmeester is the definition of soft. Really pretty unbelievable for a man of his size.

Anyway, I'm not strictly opposed to moving Rask in the right deal, I just thought it was silly you would throw him in for the sake of having Calgary cover $2 mil of Bouwmeester's contract.

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