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Ladislav Smid. Our best Dman now and untouchable

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01-17-2010, 09:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Yummy Snack View Post
Pair Smid with Alex Plante or Theo Peckham and you could have a very good shutdown pairing for the future.
There's two names I haven't heard in a long time.

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Originally Posted by 4th_Liner View Post
smid untouchable?!.. that's ridiculous.. a ceiling of a #4 d-man is not untouchable on a rebuilding team..

if it takes smid to get rid of a bad contract, i'd do it in a heart beat..
Horcoff and Smid anyone???????

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01-17-2010, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Fourier View Post
Salaries are not linear. A player earning $3.5M is not 7 times as good as someone earning $500K. In fact, I am not even sure how to make such a comparison. But what I would say is that in my mind Visnovsky is by all measures the Oilers' best defenceman. He is earning his contract, and has also been directly responsible for helping Smid take the next step this year.
Lubo is directly responsible for Smid's progression this season.
Lubo is the best player on this team...period.

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