Trade Proposal Thread
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08-29-2013, 10:20 AM
Join Date: Apr 2007
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Desharnais makes a lot more sense with our group of centers than Stajan. Plekanec and Eller can both play tough matchups as should the Moen-Prust-White/Parros/Dumont line. It's better to have Desharnais producing 55-60 points on an offensive line then Stajan bringing 40 and being slightly better defensively.
We already have Desharnais' replacement in house, just a matter of letting him grow/develop while letting DD increase his trade value with more points plus a higher cap. It would be dumb to alter that plan for a worse one.
I like this fantasy where we start off with the assumption that a bottom-6 centre is good for 55-60 points (let alone a player who has done that once in his career)...
More points might convince your Xbox that he's worth more in a trade, but I think the market has already spoken on the value of bigger 2-way guys versus smaller players who are highly reliant on their linemates for production.
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