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07-30-2013, 09:27 AM
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Archbald, PA
Originally Posted by
The Palm Isle
Whenever I watch PIT against a good team, all I can think about is how good a 25-27 minute, steady, strong-head-on-his-shoulders guy (read: not Letang) would look on that team.
Depth comes down to coaching, system, and finding the right mix of guys. You are right that this trade doesn't address that. Seems to me what it does address is much greater though.
no it doesn't. sure, they get Pietrangelo, a GREAT defenseman who is also due a gigantic contract. they also lose one of the best players in the entire world. not just one of their best players, one of THE best players.
i turn this down 10 times out of 10 and i don't care how awesome AP is. why would the Pens draft a glut of defensemen in early rounds only to trade their offense (which is lacking prospect-wise as it is) for MORE defense?
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