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09-06-2013, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by jmdubois585 View Post
I guess I'm the only one here who thinks Toronto won the Kessel trade. I think Dougie is really overrated and won't be anything special, while Kessel is better than Seguin and Seguin will probably never put up as many points as Kessel. With that said, if Toronto had the picks, they'd be better off as a franchise because they could've picked someone else than Dougie and build around 2 players instead of 1, but with what happened, they won.
I wouldn't call it a win for Toronto just yet, but I'll say the trade looks a lot better today than it did when it was made...that's for sure. Kessel has turned into a legit star. Meanwhile the Bruins have already given up on Seguin and Hamilton's first season showed that he at least has a ways to go yet.

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