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[EDM/DAL] Mark Fistric for 2013 3rd Round Pick (MOD WARNING POST 255)

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01-15-2013, 04:58 PM
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I remember being told that Sutton was just as bad as Foster when we swapped them last year. That was clearly the opinion of people who didn't know how bad Foster was because Sutton was a clear improvement.

Similarly, I have a feeling that anyone who thinks this trade isn't good for the Oilers is unfamilar Corey Potter and Theo Peckham.

Even if you don't think the 6th D spot makes that much of a difference, it's worth it just to have another buffer spot in case of an injury. One AHL-level defenceman might be tolerable but each one after the first will have a larger and larger impact.

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6th pick.. lol

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Yet VAN fans are the one who are the most impressed with this kid. Why would he not resign with a club that is a cup contender. Fistric played his junior hockey in VAN. a 6th round pick.. really? Those are used to move up 10 spots in the 4th round and are worth nothing more.

VAN would have gladly given up a late 3rd in order to upgrade from a Barker to Fistric.

From the sounds of things (and the practices today) Fistric might be a #7 Dman for the Oilers as well.
Oh, we definitely like him, but paying a 3rd round pick to upgrade your #7 dman for one year is excessive. You'd have to be sure of resigning him as I mentioned. I think it would be upgrading Alberts to Fistric in any case.

I don't think he'd resign with Vancouver since he's in his prime and probably wants to establish the rest of career as more than a half-time press box occupant. Would be different if he was 5-6 years older I think.


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A couple years ago when Souray was on the block and Dallas was one of the rumored teams interested in him I remember Oilers fans wanting Fistric back in the deal. Dallas fans had him as an untouchable. Hopefully he can get back to that point and this will be a jackpot kind of deal. Either way he's going to be a safe bottom pairing defenseman and it keeps Peckham and/or Potter out of the starting lineup. Really like this.

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01-15-2013, 10:40 PM
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Never seen the term "great" thrown around so much about a 6th or 7th defensemen like Fistric

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A couple years ago when Souray was on the block and Dallas was one of the rumored teams interested in him I remember Oilers fans wanting Fistric back in the deal. Dallas fans had him as an untouchable. Hopefully he can get back to that point and this will be a jackpot kind of deal. Either way he's going to be a safe bottom pairing defenseman and it keeps Peckham and/or Potter out of the starting lineup. Really like this.
???

He's never been untouchable as far as I know.

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01-16-2013, 12:56 AM
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???

He's never been untouchable as far as I know.
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Fistric - Overpayment. I'd want a 1st or a guy like Orlov.
BAHAHAHAHAHA!

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Edmonton wasted a second round pick on Mitch Moroz. By comparison a 3rd round for Fistric is a pretty good deal considering they would have just drafted a coke machine with it.
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Honestly don't remember that, but okay. My bad.

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???

He's never been untouchable as far as I know.
I remember the discussion--Stars fans demands were off the chart by a mile-- eberle was the guy many stars fans believed was Fristic price

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how times have changed--

Fistric is good at what he does. I think if he was not heading into UFA ground and the stars did not have a built in cap, they would have tried harder to sign him

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Honestly don't remember that, but okay. My bad.
At least you're enough of a good sport to own up to it!

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Honestly don't remember that, but okay. My bad.
Cheers for admitting it. Anyone has been around here long enough is most likely guilty of it. Thank god they dont have archives back to the Schremp days anymore

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Honestly don't remember that, but okay. My bad.
This guy must have had some serious interest in Fistric to remember you having said that.. owned none the less

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This guy must have had some serious interest in Fistric to remember you having said that.. owned none the less
I've always thought the Oilers should realistically be going after some tougher role players instead of the usual "HF super prospect for junk". Fistric was definitely one of those guys, but Dallas fans always wanted the world for him. At least that one post stopped the "Fistric isnt worth a 3rd round pick" garbage.
Doesnt change the fact that Fistric is a tough bottom pairing role player. I think he's worth a 3rd all day long and at the deadline when injuries are piling up he would be worth a 2nd for playoff depth when things get really tough. ****, Steve Staois got a 3rd and a warm body at the deadline.

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Rangers should have went after Fistric. Would have been the PERFECT 3rd pairing guy for them.

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