Blob Mckenzie wrote:DonCherry4PM wrote:darren wrote:
How do you know that was on the table? You don't.
True, and you don't know that it wasn't. Whatever the case, I do know it was a terrible trade.
YOU know it was. Phew........ that's refreshing as long as you know. What exactly do you think the GM could have gotten for Schneider ? Have you seen the market for NHL goaltenders over the last five to ten years ? It hasn't been very fucking good to say the least.
Considering that Luongo seemed to have negative value throughout the NHL due to the length of his contract, it was obvious that Schneider would be the one dealt. It's too bad Mike Smith re signed in Phoenix because I would have dealt both goalies myself if we could have singed him.
This team has a thin prospect pool( not as bad as the dude and his mongoloid crew would have you believe- but it is bottom third in the NHL). They needed a high end forward prospect in the worst way. It appears as though they landed two of them today. it isn't out of the question Vancouver could have three players on the Canadian JR team . When has that happened ?
I love CS and am sorry to see him go. That said , they do still have a pretty good goalie under contract if he wants to stay so all is not lost. The move can't be all bad because the mouth breathers over at D'Arcy's site seem to be panning it and there aint a lot of smart cats over there.
This is what I'm looking forward to - some legitimate Canuck prospects on team Canada at the WJHC. Hodgson was the last one I can remember, and before him it's been forever. All 3 of Gaunce, Horvat and Shinkaruk have very good chances to make the team.