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02-16-2014, 03:42 AM
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Originally Posted by matmik View Post
When does this board realize that draft choices are more likely to fail than ever come home.
Getting real players is more important than waiting one another "never will be", a la Nurse,etc.
A trade for Nikitin , or Tutin even better, would show real "boldness" and "intuition" instead of the typical fussing around the edges of the Oilers roster.

Again, to make any of those moves sensible, Eakins must be fired.
You don't trade lottery picks for pending UFA's, especially when its a role player.

That is just ridiculously bad asset management. Hilariously bad even. If you were a GM trying to make that trade it would probably take 2 or 3 phone calls just to convince the other GM you were serious and weren't trolling.

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