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12-14-2013, 11:03 AM
Thirty One
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Originally Posted by Crease View Post
I don't know. I think this is a little different. Byfuglien is 28 years old, still early in his prime. Kane is 22, probably not even in his prime yet. The organization rarely puts itself in a position to draft game-changing talent. And when they do they waste in choices like Lundmark, Brendl, Montoya.

The Dark Ages were trading 24-year old Mike York and a pick for 30-year-old Rem Murray, picks and prospects for a 30-year-old Bure on his last legs. 25-year old Mikael Samuelsson and prospects for a disgruntled 30-year-old Alexei Kovalev.

It's clear this team needs offensive talent. I'm fully on board with trading for it, so long as the guys they target haven't obviously peaked already.
I think you're forgetting a piece in that Mike York trade...

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