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03-21-2013, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by GWOW View Post
People wanted Gaborik traded in 2011.

Even in a cap world, you don't trade star players as a band aid. Phil Esposito traded guys after 30 games. Sather knows he's still got a Cup contender.

Rookies don't win you Cups. Veterans do. Cap or no cap, I'd rather hedge my bets with Richards and Gaborik for another year and a half than pray some prospect can produce like them in five years, if that.
It's not a band-aid trade I was asking for. It's a trade to get this team on the same page.

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