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02-26-2013, 02:09 AM
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The one positive is it could bring in a much needed offensive D, that we would have been very hard pressed to find without moving a guy like O'Reilly.
Then again, we haven't seen what he decides to bring in yet, and we don't know how he plans to deal with the loss of O'Reilly and potentially Staz as a compounded problem.
This will be his defining move no doubt in my mind, and how he addresses those things will either make or completely derail this rebuild.
I agree that this, along with the EJ trade, will define the rebuild.
I'm concerned though that even if we don't lose Stastny and get a good piece back for O'reilly that we might not be going anywhere if we need to continue to rely on Staz as a core player. I try to stay as objective as possible about his play but I feel like we're running out of reasons for his constant underperformance. I just hope finally changing coaches and getting our transition game going again will help him out.
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