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02-21-2013, 04:30 PM
Join Date: Jan 2013
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I wouldn't trade Brodin for anything less than ridiculous overpayment.
Brodin is a 19 year old playing 22 minutes a game, and is our most consistent Dman. While I don't doubt that Despres has played well and has a high ceiling, comparing the trade values of the two is not the same.
Bottom line, its basically the same. You value Brodin like lot of Penguin fans value Despres. I think its a fair question. They are both considered two-way, mobile defensemen with high ceilings. Despres is a future top pair D man who looked very good with Letang in Niskanen's absence and has play-off experience too boot, where he was maybe the best defender we had against the Flyers - and that includes Letang, Orpik, Martin, et al.
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