FA Signings, Trade Rumors and Proposals Thread VIII: "The makeup has to be jigged"
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10-24-2013, 12:19 PM
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This is the problem though! Do we have to wait until all these guys are 25 before we start winning games? Or should we move one(the youngest) and upgrade right now? It's not like we'd be adding a ton of age but Simmonds is 25 and going into his prime, Schenn is 22, Couturier is 20, Coburn is 28. We're adding two guys in their prime and the other guys will be hitting it sooner then Yakupov.
I don't think adding those guys moves us any closer to the playoffs or the Cup right now when you factor in what we're losing.
The Nordiques traded 3 of their 1st overalls and won a cup so I don't think it's a bad strategy to follow
Of all the assets they got from all those trades, only one was around when they actually won the Cup (Forsberg). The rest got traded for other parts.
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