What about Gionta?
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03-11-2013, 05:20 PM
Join Date: Mar 2011
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When you talk about trading Gionta you can't just look at asset mangement. He is an important part of the fabric of the team and obviously plays a big role in the room.
If you trade him for a bigger and younger player you're probably sacrificing skill and losing a lot in the room, very risky with the way the team is playing and woth young guys just breaking in the NHL. Edmonton is a perfect example of how important quality vets and leadership is.
Prust and Plekanec. Price is now a veteran as well.
Veteran leadership right there.
Hockey players are like stocks. You want to sell them after you have made a nice profit and the stock is still rising.
Sadly, we may not get anything for Gio if we wait another year.
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