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06-11-2013, 10:04 AM
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Originally Posted by is the answer jesus View Post
Awful comparision and it's been pointed out to you before. Staal was heading to a situation where Carolina knew they were going to be able to re-sign him. As much as you insist the same will happen with Vanek you have no idea that it will. Also Vanek and Staal play different positions and have completely different skill sets. Not to mention Staal was considerably younger when he was traded.
Why wouldn't it? You act as if there is no communication between Darcy and other GM's. Why wouldn't he try to find a team that was interested in signing him long term, which there most definitely will be a number of?

As far as Staal being younger and a different position, well Vanek is better, so there is that.

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