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01-16-2014, 12:28 AM
Jek McPorkins
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Originally Posted by Bad Goalie View Post
How would anyone? Maybe this is just the beginning. More deals to follow to upgrade the D? Anyone at any management level knows this isn't even a band-aid yet.
Originally Posted by Bad Goalie View Post
Don't want to appear as a dark cloud, but it will cost really big dollars to get an established GOOD goaltender to come to Edmonton if they don't fix the D simultaneously. No keeper is going to sign there if he knows in advance he'll be the only guy left to defend the abandoned fort unless it's his last chance.

Money posts. Defensemen should be the absolute highest priority on MacT's agenda, even to the point where these goalie trades were simply something to get done while he waits for other GMs to get into trade deadline mode.

I think MacT knows there's a big fish waiting to be hooked if a certain team isn't in playoff position by the trade deadline.

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