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08-13-2006, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by znk View Post
Again a good post. I agree mostly but I dont think that this scenario would happen at this point. Maybe at the trading deadline but right now it would in my opinion be premature. He's just coming in to his own. I dont like the fact of trading your #1 D in a package for lets say better #1 D. I think we need more a quality 1-2 pairing then having just one better D.
Well by his reasoning, anyone could be traded, even Wayne Gretzky. Why trade him though? You can always get a free agent, no need to trade your best defenseman.

Trade Souray or Rivet, not Markov.

I don't understand why people criticize Markov or why Gainey criticized him last year when he has to carry Komisarek AND help the offense AND be a #1 shutdown guy. I thought he was playing well, and then played very well, handling his similar role with only one shoulder. That was gutsy.

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