Thread: Value of: Yakupov
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12-10-2013, 02:20 PM
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Originally Posted by s7ark View Post
A top pairing D needs to be able to play big minutes and move the puck well and put up points. A defensive only D that can't contribute on the offensive side isn't going to be worth giving up a player with the potential of a Yakupov.



A valid example, although one could say his lack of production is because of the style of the team he plays on. Besides, I don't see Rangers fans jumping at the idea of a Yakupov for McDonagh deal.
Wait, so you think NJ is playing a wide open offensive style?

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