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Erik Cole traded to Dallas Stars for Michael Ryder + 3rd round pick!!
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02-27-2013, 08:54 AM
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I guess they know what they are doing. He was probably really out of shape because he was involved in those meetings. Maybe he was bad in the room too, who knows.
But I'd rather have Cole than Ryder come playoff time. We just spent a decade trying to upgrade on size in the top 6, now we are back to square one.
Cole ( 6"2 )in Playoffs :
43 Games - 14 points = Avg PPG 0.3
Ryder ( 6"1 ) in Playoffs :
70 Games - 43 points = Avg PPG 0.6
I hardly think 1 inch is a huge size difference, it's not like we traded Chara for Desharnais. We also acquired Prust, Armstrong and Bouillon to address the toughness issue so, we're a far cry from being the "smurfs" of yesteryears.
As for playoff time, I believe 0.6 is greater than 0.3 but that might just be my horrible math skills.
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