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07-28-2013, 12:42 PM
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Originally Posted by BaseballCoach View Post
Thomas is a top prospect that scored as many goals as Lars Eller did in his first year in the AHL. When someone is willing to give him to you in exchange for a player two years older with attitude and judgment issues who showed so little at the AHL level that he probably needs two more years there.....you grab it and don't worry that your acquisition is slightly smaller than the soft guy you are giving up.
When I was reading this article I could not help but think of this trade. I know it is a baseball story, but most important it talks about attitude.
http://www.tsn.ca/blogs/steve_phillips/?id=428490

I sure hope this last trade does not come back to haunt us like all the other trades with the NYR

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