Hopefully Jarkrok bolts to Sweden then the trade won't look so bad. I think guys like Andersson and Emmerton are untradeable and you might as well keep them around to serve a sort of purpose . Nashville needed a young center and Wings went down the depth chart
Yes thank god we won't have a top 4 defensemen for years to come. The last 3 years teams have all gotten better around the league and we have stayed the same. There's no way ouellette will be an effective top 4 by the time datsyuk's contract is up
Erhoff isn't going to restrict us from signing a #1 defensemen even though there are none available. Think of him as a Quincey replacement which is an upgrade. There's no guarantee we'll be able to sign a better defensemen then Quincey in the summer in which case we'll have to resign him or he walks and our Defense is as bad as it's ever been. Then you waste another year being a fringe playoff team.
I don't think a lot of you know the kind of player Kesler is. It's like adding another Datsyuk/Zetterberg. The guy can put up 30 goals and win a selke. Fast, physical and a great shot. That is one of, if not the best top 6 in the league if we add him
I'd go for Erhoff. Solidifies our top 4 and we can let Quincey walk in the offseason. Much needed offense that doesn't stop dead after the first pairing. Get him for cheap with that huge contract. We have a log jam of prospects ready to make jump to NHL with no room. Just makes too much sense