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05-12-2013, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by setkreiderfree View Post
Del Zotto for Gagne and your first. I figure Oilers fans have been patient enough with the rebuild. Gagne will not get 20 minutes a night on the Rangers. He will fill the third line center position as Richards will be bought out. Rangers will either draft a goalie or defenseman with that pick and will wait 4 years while they develop that player. Del Zotto is often unfairly made the whipping boy for Rangers fans because the forwards are incompetent and can't score. So when a defenseman makes one mistake a game, they go crazy on him.
Not saying its a bad trade, but it leaves the Oil with 2 holes instead of one (and a GAPING hole at C until Nuge is ready to play), and if Rangers fans are going crazy on him, he won't last long in Edmonton.

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