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05-01-2013, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Top 6 Spaling View Post
Because Stalberg is faster, plays better D, and has a better shot...? SK has awesome playmaking ability and vision, but that isn't what we need right now.
But they'll give you the same production, and one will come probably $1M-$2M per year cheaper. Stalberg's game is highly insulated by being a role player on a skilled team, enabling him to get better matchups. Expecting him to be a primary offensive option on a less skilled team is going to cause a regression in his numbers. Think Ville Leino or Jiri Hudler, though the latter didn't drop off too much this past season.

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