Thread: Proposal: Calgary - Ottawa
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09-06-2013, 10:30 AM
Apocalyptic Mist*
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Originally Posted by internetdotcom View Post
Yeah, he sucks. Geoff Cowan literally never plays anymore. But what does that have to do with Jared Cowen?

This is the problem with HFboards. Young players yet to play a single shift in the NHL >>> young, PRODUCING NHLers. Guess its a good thing that the Sens hung onto Daigle way back when, rather than trade him for a producing young NHLer, huh?

And Cowen IS already a 2nd pairing Dman, with 1st pairing upside. Monahan has 1C upside, but has to prove it before anyone calls him a 1 or even 2 C. That is why I'm saying Cowen has 1st pairing UPSIDE, not calling him a 1st pairing guy (yet).
Theirs no problem with placing high value on a player of Monahan's calibre, especially in the situation the Flames are in... and especially for a player who spent most of his career sidelined with injury. Thats russian roulette for the Flames org. High upside prospect > scraps.

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