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02-28-2013, 03:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Grackle Party View Post
Actually Shatty was Ice cold for us when we traded him. He came out much like Barrie on his current hot steak but cooled off quickly, and was horrible defensively. This was all around the time Stewart broke his fist on Brozdiak's face.

BUt yeah Im with you, to me Barrie is near untouchable
Maybe I just want to see it but I think Barrie has been much better overall than Shattenkirk was for us. Shatty was more of a goal scorer than Barrie has been so far but when I look at the points/game the difference isn't big. Especially when I take Barrie's slow start and the general low scoring of the team into consideration.
Defensively Barrie has been pretty unreal for a rookie.

Yeah, Barrie is untouchable at the moment. I hope Avs will keep Elliott, too. The kid has a lot of potential and it would be nice for our powerplay to have both of them in the lineup. If we get something really good as a return for O'Reilly plus Elliott I'll be okay with trading him, though.

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