As I said in the Ovechkin thread about two different players, durability counts for a lot in this sport. Green is the more dynamic offensive player, and Yandle is less dynamic but much more durable. As good as Green's point per game totals are, I'd rather have a guy with slightly less offensive ability, but who's a threat every shift every night for 82 games a year. That's Yandle. To me he's the better player because he plays at a consistently high level night in and night out.
But like others have said, I think Green's the better fit for this team (if signed in free agency). Because with Washington's turnaround this season, he's not getting traded for anything less than a substantial overpayment.
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