shmenguin wrote:I don't follow. Without dumoulin and pouliot, we still have depres and harrington waiting to step in. We could also be dangling them as trade bait, and still be ok. We just lose the luxury of having infinity dmen in the system - which, again, is a luxury. Don't get me wrong, from an asset management POV, that trade was a stunning success, but it didn't really address any specific need - aside from getting a good not great 3rd line center.
columbia wrote:Maybe I'm wrong about it, but I thought I saw an indifference towards re-signing Sutter earlier in this thread.
Looking at their depth chart, he's not particularly replaceable with an internal option. Also, you're not going to get a player with his positive attributes, on the open market and at a cheaper price.
Crankshaft wrote:This isn't the first time no name created this same thread.
shmenguin wrote:Stoll makes 3.25. Chris Kelly makes 3. Both of those were UFA re-ups, right? As an RFA, Sutter should get 2.75 or so. If he gets any more than 3, I'd call it a bad deal (relatively speaking of course).
shmenguin wrote:'09 seems like empirical evidence that it was the right strategy.
Idoit40fans wrote:I dont need to. I only needed two bits of information. 1. Its you. 2. Its a sutter thread.
Really it doesnt matter where they were playing. My point stands.
darkstar57 wrote:I would also say the trade now involves maata, if we don't do that trade and get the 8th, we probably take poiliot with the 22nd if he is still there
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