How about we see what Spurgeon can do paired with Suter this year before we jump to conclusions? I'm all for acquiring a top 4 d-man, but I think the best thing we can do right now is be content with what we have and see what results we get before we go out and do something stupid.
Suter'll make him grow 4 inches .
Just don't trust Spurgeron to make it through a full season. Bouchard can't and Bouchard is bigger than Spurgeron.
“We’ve taken a hard look at everything,” Rutherford said. “We’re here to win and there could be some clean-up trades. People always like to look at trades and say who got the best of the trade, well we may make some trades that look funny but they are going to open up a spot for somebody else.
“We may do that or we may not; we may do one of those; we may do none or we may do two or three of those,” he added. “But what I do know is we feel pretty strong about where our young players are.”
It's not only WJC. He's a terrible prospect, I can see why Ottawa fans don't want him.
It's not only the WJC, but the majority of it is the WJC.
Murphy is what he's always been: A very boom-or-bust prospect. If he can translate his game to the NHL, he's going to be a force to be reckon with. If he can't, he'll struggle in the AHL, let alone in the NHL.