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Duncan Keith rumors, and more.

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Morning, folks.

RE: The stat holiday:

RE: Duncan Keith:

No. Stop it. Were Ken Holland a cat I would be spritzing him with water and I don’t even do that with my own cats.

I’m not sure what your threshold is for taking on a Duncan Keith type, but for me it would be something like:

  • Keith at 50% retained, for
  • Zack Kassian and James Neal at full pop.

Seriously, if it isn’t that lopsided, I don’t want it. Look at Keith’s results:

1th percentile over the last three years. You can’t do worse than that.

He’s been fully cooked for five years. Excellent player in his day but, unfortunately, his day has long passed:

Woof. No, thank you.

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