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12-22-2013, 01:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Bryanbryoil View Post
The draft alone won't pull this team out of the cesspool, but I'd sooner make the pick and get either Ekblad or a high end C than trade it away for spare parts. Make the pick, throw crazy $ at select FA's, and trade away some of the guys here that aren't a good fit. Acquire a lot of tradeable assets at the deadline for guys like Hemsky, N. Schultz, Bryz?, Jones, etc. and try to use some of those assets at the draft to add some bodies.
Couldn't agree with you more Bryan. You take Ekblad and then try and sign enough people that he's not relied upon. With how much the cap is going up, its all about picking the right UFAs, and ensuring you offer enough to get them. We're going to have an insane amount of capspace. Time to make use of it

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