2012-13 Colorado Avalanche Prospects Thread
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03-06-2013, 05:34 PM
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I don't think this management really cares about having a strong system. They mainly focus on getting the pieces together at a NHL level (which I don't think is really that bad of thing). The Varly trade is a perfect example of that. We were willing to give up two good picks to get the team in order now. In the EJ trade we were willing to give up a good prospect in Captain Kirk. ROB for Bournival. So basically if we ever get a strong system built up, fully expect some of those pieces to be sent out to finish the NHL team.
Well I think that's why system depth is so important in a cap world.
a) fill holes directly with cheap talent
b) trade prospects for young NHL ready players that are better fits and cheaper than what's available in UFA
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