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05-13-2013, 02:29 AM
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Originally Posted by erderuft View Post
Agreed. Why go after a #1 centerman if he has no one to play with?

Admittedly, I didn't really know much about Stewart before he came over to the Blues. How did he look playing in Colorado? Did he play w/ Stastny, and if so, how did they look together?
This bolded logic makes absolutely zero sense to me. You have to start somewhere. You need to be strong down the middle, on defense, and in net to be a cup winning team. What you just wrote is the completely wrong thought-process. That's like saying, why draft Pietrangelo 4th overall if he has nobody to play with? Why bring over Tarasenko when we don't have a #1 center on this team? You don't just throw it out the window. We need a #1 center, so we need to try to get one. Not a difficult concept to understand. And we do have players for the guy to play with, BTW, so that's just completely wrong. It isn't like we have 4th-liners in our top 6...

As for Stewart, he was the same streaky scorer in Colorado that he is now. But he played with Stastny a lot, and was on a 30-goal pace in both full seasons that he played with the Avs.

Originally Posted by canucks95 View Post
He was scoring at a 30+ goal pace this year

Just curious, would you guys do a swap of Stewart for Edler?
No. Now that we have Bouwmeester we don't need Edler. Great player though.

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