Thread: Brian Boyle
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04-23-2013, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Trxjw View Post
This is the kind of thing that has historically plagued this team. We trade player X because prospect Y is coming up, or rookie A has had a few good games, and we think they're going to be mainstays on the roster for the rest of their days. It rarely, if ever, works out like that. You trade good / cheap / young players when you have other better / cheaper / younger players pushing them out of the lineup.

I like Moore as much as anyone, but assuming he can absorb minutes that become available after the loss of a DZ or Staal is just poor asset management. If someone wants to offer up a top-nine forward and RH top-4 defender for DZ and Boyle, then I'm listening. However, just swapping a D for a winger is opening up one hole to fill another.
You mean posters jump to conclusions here based on absurdly small (or zero) sample size? Sorry, I just dont buy it.

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