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05-07-2014, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Beef Invictus View Post
Yeah, it's fine in the right situations. There really isn't any situation where it's OK to ditch 5+ years of first and second round picks and prospects taken in those rounds, though.

I'm neutral on this move. Hextall said a lot of exciting things, but words aren't actions. We'll see how it goes.

I'm very glad Holmgren stays. I disagreed with some of his moves but his eye for talent is excellent. I believe he said he wanted to get back to scouting...Homer focusing on scouting without having to worry about other GM stuff can only be a good asset for the organization.
Thats the point I was trying to make. Not a big deal to trade a young player or a 1st to fill an important hole in the team like #1 LW or on defense as long as the player we receive in return will be here a while and fits a need.

I agree with the rest of your post as well. Excited about what Hextall said, but will be more excited when I see it in practice.

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