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05-20-2013, 09:43 AM
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Originally Posted by SouthernHab View Post
Edmonton, even with the number one picks each year, is proving that route is a fools route.

You have to trade to fill needs. Or sign UFAs to fill needs. Waiting on a draft pick to develop to fill a need takes time. And during that time of wait, other needs tend to develop.

The Kings would not have won the Cup last year without the trades they made.
I agree you need trades along with drafting, but Edmonton's lack of success has everything to do with not having strong vets surrounding your young players.

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