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Habs trade Danny Kristo to NYR for Christian Thomas
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07-02-2013, 07:20 PM
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From the same link, Pronman prefers Kristo, FWIW:
There had been indications that Montreal wasnít really high on Kristo be it for talent or character issues. An example of the latter was when their GM Marc Bergevin questioned Kristoís off-ice decisions.
On pure talent Kristo is a better prospect than Christian Thomas. Thatís not to say Thomas is a poor prospect as he has character, offensive ability and he could be an average to above-average pro. However Kristo is arguably a top 100 drafted prospect in hockey with significant upside even if he does carry more risk than Thomas. In a one for one deal, itís hard to make a perfectly equal trade and one team usually comes out ahead. In my opinion it was the Rangers.
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