Thread: GDT: Trade Deadline 2013
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04-03-2013, 04:35 PM
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Originally Posted by StefanW View Post
I think Minn overpaid for Poms at face value, but when you take into account their huge prospect pool they could afford it. They dealt from their strength to address a need, which is basically the same thing we did. They have to make runs for the cup while the 100 million dollar men are still in their prime, not 5 years down the line. From this perspective they did not get fleeced any more than Tampa did.
Well said.

They made Buffalo an offer they couldn't refuse, but at the same time they immediately add a whole other dimension to their team, one that could be the difference between a) beating out Vancouver for the NW Division Title and b) competing with Chicago and Anaheim.

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