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      ALL THREADS MUST CONTAIN TAGS   All threads in this forum must contain tags prefixed to topic titles. The purpose of the tags is to eliminate confusion in recent threads lists, and to create an organized and consistent environment. Moderators may immediately lock and thread that does not contain tags.    Tags must be placed at the start of your thread title, following this exact formatting:    [Tag] Thread Title   Here are some of the most used popular tags:    [Proposal]
      A trade, or trades, for next season, or even the off-season.
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Rob_Zepp

Proposal - Pursuit of a Somewhat Stalled Prospects

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1 hour ago, N7Nucks said:

Wasn't saying anything negative, just that he was an example of us grabbing other teams unwanted/stalled young guys.

Understood...i just think it is a bad example as we have no idea how it could have worked out if he had a normal life following the trade....huge talent but clearly a messed up life.

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Here is an article from the deadline that addresses the impact this type of strategy has had on the Canucks under Benning. Lots of good counter arguments here.

 

Like any strategy, it has its place of course. But it should not be the main strategy of a bottom feeder rebuilding team.

 

http://www.vancourier.com/pass-it-to-bulis/canucks-spin-their-wheels-with-reclamation-projects-instead-of-picks-at-the-2018-trade-deadline-1.23185605

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