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06-06-2014, 02:21 PM
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Originally Posted by PredaDORES View Post
I completely agree with you and I think that the organization is currently taking those steps. The first steps were:

1) Trading Martin Erat for Filip Forsberg
2) Trading David Legwand for Calle Jarnkrok
3) Firing David Poile & hiring Peter Laviolette

Now hopefully Poile can make a splash by signing Stastny or perhaps trading for Spezza. It's not like Nashville is just withering away...
The main problem is that they aren't close to contending for atleast two more seasons. A top-tier free agent like Stastny won't sign with a team like Nashville due to lack of contention. A trade for Spezza in the same breath only guarantees him to play in Nashville for a year.

Nashville needs to start going after players already signed to extended contracts, and at a prime NHL age (Eberle etc.) This needs to be relatively quickly or they need a home-run in the draft. It's harder for the later when you're a middle of the pack team every year.

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