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01-22-2004, 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted by PhoPhan
I don't think anyone is. We have a lot of depth on the farm, in juniors, and in the college ranks. Our depth is astounding, and I could see the Coyotes trading into the top 6 or 7 picks. I don't, however, think they have the assets for Ovechkin, and frankly, I'm glad. I do not believe the hype about him being great. He'll be good, but I don't believe he will be the best player in the draft. If it were up to me, I'd hold onto my assets and make a push for Crosby (and we all know Gretzky loves the kid).

If we trade Burke we might end up with both. (sarcasm directed mainly at yet another Sean Burke trade value thread)

I notice that everyone seems to be clamoring for depth defensemen (reports of the Rangers looking for guys). I wonder how long Brad Ference is with the team. He might actually fetch a premium return.

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