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[EDM/STL] David Perron for Magnus Paajarvi + 2nd '14 | Part 2
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07-14-2013, 02:40 PM
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I enjoyed tracking Magnus' improvements.
This trade won't end up as a HUGE regret for us...but...its not a huge step forward either.
I like Perron but I'm if the goal was to add more size and grit to the top 6 than he's only a marginal improvement there. Add to that the Oilers traded one of, if not their best bargaining chip to get Perron and you see why I have mixed emotions about this deal. Yes, they did get the better player in return, and in that context they won the deal, but in terms of the big picture I'm not sure it was the best course of action available.
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