FA Signings, Trade Rumors and Proposals Thread VIII: "The makeup has to be jigged"
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10-23-2013, 12:24 PM
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Except none of those teams were particularly blessed with skill.
And I'm not saying grit isn't important, only that trading a player like Yak for complimentary gritty pieces is a loser move. I mean, L.A. was happy to part with the same package people are talking about here to get more skill on their roster and they won a Cup. Philly loads up on grit, wins bugger all.
Mike Richards has a ton of grit as well as skill, not a great example.
I know what you're saying, I think people will have divided opinions on that trade for the simple fact that not everyone sees Yak as a superstar in the making.
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