Originally Posted by Ray Finkle
The main issue with the Caps is they over value their prospects. They have been many that would have returned a good haul if traded a year earlier (pick a goalie, Semin, Green, etc). If Bobby Ryan would have required more than the Rangers gave Columbus, the Caps didn't have the ammo.
I agree completely. They overvalued Carlson, laich and johansson just to name a couple. I would have traded Carlson and laich as part of a package for pronger and taken my shot at the cup.
But Ted only cares about sustaining regular season attendance. Funny that it's backfiring on him now.