Noesen is still boom bust type prospect with some holes in his game, but a lot of upside. Tatar is a lot more complete. That's why I chose Pulkkenin, he's just starting to learn to play a full game, has great offensive upside, but still not a complete player.
OK, Sold, Pulkkinen it is!
LOL, I know less about Noesen, just know he has a lot of talent!
Yeah, we couldn't have used a right handed shot that's 26 years old and has 5 30 goal seasons already. So how many good playoffs has Stephen Weiss had? Alfredsson? But it might have meant taking a small risk on players who are going to sit and rot in GR while we continue to sign 40 year olds.
This trade, to me is the epitome of why teams like Ottawa and Anaheim are up and down more than a Yo-Yo.
Bobby Ryan is a very good player with a bit of a spur in his saddle.
But it is not like the Ducks got a couple of pluggers and a 5th rounder.
Nyquist will be on this roster all year and make a difference, trading him and say Pulkkinen for Ryan and a 1st rounder to me is an overpayment.
BTW Bobby Ryan has had one season that stands out as far better than Weiss, other than that they are both high 50 to low 60 point scorers. Weiss did that in Florida, and Ryan did it on ANA's top line, with GREAT linemates.
Even when he got demoted he still had Selanne!
Ryan is 4 years younger, but the price for him salary wise and commodity wise was high.
I would still love him on this roster though!
Edited by Opie, 05 July 2013 - 02:59 PM.
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