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03-16-2013, 08:24 PM
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Originally Posted by detredWINgs View Post
Thought this stat was relevant here.

Trades since 2010:

Chicago - 26
Boston - 24
Los Angeles - 18
Pittsburgh - 17
Detroit - 7

Most of these trades are obviously minor trades, but I think that's what's so telling about it. In today's NHL, you need to be willing to move the non-integral pieces and constantly reevaluate and tweak your roster to improve and/or stay competitive.
Very interesting. Lots of Chicago's trading was after they were forced to unload their stacked 2010 team, but they were able to keep that young core locked up while getting a few assets in return.

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