Thread: Prospect Info: The 2013 NHL Entry Draft
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03-27-2013, 11:01 AM
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Originally Posted by AslanRH View Post
-trading a 1st for another piece (pieces most likely) with a little more established history. Kulikov, Sekera, Nikitin, etc as just quick examples.
I get that those are quick examples but if that's who we're looking at as the main piece, then that's horrible. Kulikov has been wildly inconsistent and is now having issues staying healthy the past two years. Sekera is a steady yet unspectacular #3 guy and Nikitin is going to be 27 and doesn't appear close to repeating his hot streak to end last year.

No team will give up a top flight young defenseman for a high pick. Instead, we'll be stuck taking on someone who we're hoping turns their career around, ala Kulikov. That's just as risky as an unproven prospect.

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