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09-06-2013, 10:56 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.
Toronto lost that trade when they gave a divisional rival both cap space, three valuable assets and a Stanley Cup. Kessel is a nobody - you don't win squat with Kessel and it's been proven for the past 4 years that the case hasn't changed.

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