Because they have the worst defence in the league. They already had Hall, Eberle, Paajarvi, Omark, etc...and nothing on defence.
Originally Posted by Iamok
Must have missed the part where one of those guys were elite #1Cs.
This. Like I said, they have Whitney on the backend as the best D and Horcoff up front as the best C. Naturally you could go for either RNH or Larsson, they felt RNH was the better player going forward. I can't really blame them, RNH has been phenomenal.
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