In-season Proposals, Rumors, Free Agents & Roster Moves (related topics) XXXIII
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03-07-2013, 03:57 PM
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I think Perron is a good player, but why would Armstrong need to be stupid to trade him for Stastny? He's a 55-65 point winger and Stastny is a 55-65 point center, I don't see how Perron would be a great pick-up in a deal involving Stastny.
Perron has only played 3 full seasons in the NHL. There's plenty of potential for growth. Stastny has peaked already--you're not going to see anything better than those 79-point seasons he's put together.
And IMO, Perron has yet to be centered by a true playmaker. St. Louis needs to get an elite center if they want to contend--right now Backes/Berglund/Steen is pretty solid, but rather pedestrian. Andy McDonald is pretty much done.
The younger guy with more potential has a cap hit just over half of the other guy. It's not a contest.
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