Thread: Proposal: FLA/EDM - Offense for Defense
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07-01-2013, 01:26 PM
Maybe next season
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Originally Posted by belair View Post
First off, that isn't 'crap'.

Secondly, while you should value your prospects highly (even though Gudbranson isn't techmically a prospect), that trade would set the Oilers back several years. Losing a young NHL veteran centre and their top defensive defenseman would hurt immensely. Moving them for a defenseman with high draft pedigree and a big centre prospect is essentially like throwing your money into a wishing well and hoping for immediate success.
Smid your top defenseman? Ouch..

Gudbrason is gonna be a beast, and is a righthanded shooter, which aren't too many off.

Bjugstad has already played a couple of NHL games to get a feeling for the NHL.

If you don't think Florida gets bent over in that deal, you're delusional.

Gagner has been thrown into every Oilers trade, and there is a good reason for it.

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