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11-03-2013, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by notloilersfan View Post
First to your points.

1) Statistically speaking... we are well on track for a bottom three finish...
2) Ekblad isn't the guaranteed 1st overall guy. Even Jones dropped to 4th. Buffalo, IMO would take a forward.
3) Ekblad is more like to have a Jones/Doughty rookie impact than a Larsson/Murray type.

I don't know why you want to trade picks and prospects that have top pairing potential for #3 d-men. Ference was the #3 guy on a cup winning team Petry would be a #3 guy on many good teams. We have lots of guys who can play a 2nd pairing role, we dont need that anymore. We need studs back there. I'm not trading Nurse or our potential Ekblad pick for anything less than that.
okay fair enough, i get your point for sure.... totally understandable.... my point is: are you willing to wait 3-4 years for nurse or ekblad to become a 1st pairing guy? (if they ever get there) i'm not, i guess that is the difference

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