Goodbye Erik Cole
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02-28-2013, 11:30 PM
Join Date: Oct 2007
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Just a stupid thought on my part....and what if Dallas isn't stupid and just DON'T want Gionta?
Of course, we HAVE to prefer Cole...Ryder hasn't done much today. And Cole will probably score 1 maybe 2 in his first game. But like the Bourque vs Cammy trade...why don't we wait? I remember we loved the trade not that long ago, comparing Bourque great start of season compared to Cammy's slow start....If we look once again....Cammy did transformed his slow start to a pretty good one.
The thing is, the Habs aren't, as far as I'm concerned, a real Cup contending team. We can win those games in the regular season, but a tough matchup in 7 games? I don't see it. And if I don't see it, it's not the sole addition of Cole that makes me think otherwise. Based on that, I take the saving money and the 3rd to continue building a stronger team. And I would ahve also take the chance that while Cole might succeed THIS YEAR....he won't next year AND the year after.
Cammy is great at eating up top minutes, getting fed all night and producing sporadically, he has not helped that team at all in any other facet of that game. If that is what you get for 6M he better keep transforming.
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