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04-19-2013, 05:30 AM
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Originally Posted by The Nuge View Post
If Drouin is head and shoulders better than the next guy available, you'd be foolish to pass on him because of need. What happens if we trade for Lucic and then sign Horton?(not saying it'll happen) Suddenly we won't need grit, and Drouin will bring a much better return than say Nurse or Monahan. If the players are close, then sure. But as Jimmi Jenkins said, you don't pass on Kane for JVR just to address size
but he's not. and we drafted Drouin, first overall last year. and yes you do pass on Kane if you already have 3 Kanes and 0 JVRs!!!!!!! And its doubtful Drouin will be as good as Kane who tore up the O, not the Q; big difference. besides, if they draft Drouin, think how many of you, with your man-crush for Eberle, will be broken hearted when he is traded for the need that Drouin didn't fill (not to mention that, if he's as good as Kane, then he's better than Eberle). that would be funny to see all those man-tears.

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Originally Posted by raab View Post
They need to trade the pick unless Jones is on the board IMO. Would anyone trade our 1st for Bogosian or Buff? I could see Winnipeg moving one of them this summer.
bingo. immediate need. all this draft attention in the last few years has made too many of you forget that you are supposed to try and win, every year, not in some obscure future. the present is just as important as the future.

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