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11-18-2013, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Booba View Post
Good text I found (in french)! I think that he should clearly stick to his plan. When you try to go too fast you make mistakes like Garth Snow did by acquiring Vanek.
I haven't read the article yet, but I don't think trading for Vanek was a bad move by Snow. Isles have a deep prospect pool and a pretty young team. At this point, they're getting to end of the rebuild and are starting to get into a win now phase so a mid-1st round pick doesn't do that much for the Isles. Moulson wasn't exactly playing at his best either and although Isles fan liked him, he was still considered a liability defensively at times. Although Moulson would've most likely re-signed, he was still a ufa at the end of the year so the trade is pretty much a 1st round pick for an upgrade over Moulson. At least that's my opinion of the trade.

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