Blues get Bouwmeester
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04-01-2013, 11:35 PM
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Ann Arbor
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That would be a
better pick-up than Bouwmeester. Half the cap hit, same length of contract, better shot blocker, more physical, Right handed, and plays the right side.
The only knock against him at all would be his age, but considering it would only be for the remainder of the season and next year he'd be as close to perfect as you'd find.
I'm all for making a deal that improves the team, I just don't think trading for Bouwmeester accomplished that.
I think Bouwmeester improves the team a lot.
But no, he's not the ideal fit.
And I don't think upgrading D alone is worth it. If Holland is going to trade kids/picks, he needs to also upgrade our 2nd line RW
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