Thread: Value of: Evgeny Kuznetsov to Edmonton
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02-18-2013, 09:46 PM
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Originally Posted by OCPenguin View Post
UMMM... check Pittsburgh's stats cowboy. We have two guys with more goals than Yak and some guy named Crosby is tied with him with goals and has nine more points. It's only the matter of time before Malkin passes him as well. That said, impressed by his start.

By the way, don't put Klefblom in the same mold as Kuznetsov as far as prospect rankings. While Klefblom is a top 30 guy, prospect wise (and that is solid), the Russian is top 10 and some have him top 5. I'd venture to guess Kuznetsov would command a higher return than Klefblom.
The point, in case you weren't paying attention was not to say Klefbom = Kuznetsov... it was to say that Edmonton WOULD consider trading their top prospect if it meant solid NHLers to get them into the playoffs. Especially if their top prospect was not a sure thing to come over and play in the NHL.

That said... I think Washington is too far out of it to make the trade. Too little too late for this year.

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