Markov to PIT?
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06-13-2013, 12:09 AM
Join Date: May 2013
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I just don't really see how this trade actually helps Pittsburgh. They trade Letang mid-season (has he signed an extension or not?) for some sort of bounty, then overpay to get an aging expensive rental? If Letang won't sign an extension during the season I would rather just wait until the draft, even if it would negative impact his value. The return probably won't justify actually pulling the trigger but at least at that point you can say it was better than nothing.
I mean, if they do wind up trading Letang mid-season and need to get a PMD rental for the playoffs, and if Markov is healthy, and if he fits comfortably under the cap, sure, but for nothing higher than a third round pick. No way in hell is he worth a top prospect and a first rounder (even a late one).
jesus, you replace letang's production with markov's for less money(2013-2014 ONWARDS).. how is that so hard to understand? forget about how old he is, you have to look at from a production standpoint, hes still gonna be producing well for the next 3-4 years. no **** this is a downgrade from your current team but thats because youv've been ****ing paying letang 3.5M, BRO LET ME BREAK IT DOWN FOR YOU. MORE MONEY TO LETANG + MALKIN = WORSE TEAM BECAUSE YOU HAVE LESS MONEY TO SPEND ON OTHER PLAYERS!
PENS STRENGHT = PMD D-MEN, BUT HMM THEYRE AT LEAST 2-3 YEARS AWAY FROM PRODUCING AT A DECENT LEVEL, WHAT TO DO IN THE MEANWHILE WITHOUT SHELLING OUT 7-8MIL TO LETANG SO CROSBY DOESNT HAVE TO PLAY WITH A 4TH LINER(ESPECIALLY BECAUSE WE HAVE TO RESIGN KUNITZ AND SUTTER)? MAYBE FIND A CHEAP ALTERNATIVE THAT WONT DECREASE OUR CHANCES OF WINNING A CUP
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