Trading Up Part II: The Midnight Barkov
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06-12-2013, 12:53 PM
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Charleston, SC
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The way Devine answered it, I have my doubts.
He said they talked internally about what they would be willing to part with to move up. That didn't sound like they are willing to give up anything to move up.
For instance, maybe Colorado will want the 3rd or 4th pick plus Grigorenko for the 1st and the Sabres feel like Grigorenko is an untouchable right now....
Devine was defensive on the question about how Grigorenko did this year.
The question put him on the defensive. Why would he criticize a player they are trying to trade for high value? He certainly wouldn't want the buyer to know he didn't meet their expectations.
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