Part IX: Free Agency Signing Period Discussion and Rumors
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07-06-2013, 01:16 PM
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Not sure if I would agree with that even if it is a realistic option. its not like Pieterangelo is on the other side of 30 like Pronger was when the Flyers traded for him. We are talking about a guy who is an elite defenseman. he hasnt even reached his prime years yet.
I understand you dont want to trade Couturier. I dont want to trade him either, but for a guy like Pieterangelo? I pull the trigger.
It's not just Couturier, though. We're losing a lot of roster players, some of whom are also only just approaching their prime, draft picks, etc. Trading for Pietrangelo is something that will blow the team up again. I just don't think there's a reason to do it unless we're doing another full rebuild.
Also, on a side note, I think it's really amusing that everyone claims there will be revenge for offersheets. That has never, ever happened.
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