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from the Denver Post,

In the old NHL, with no salary cap, the Avs always were buyers at the deadline, ready to trade young prospects or draft choices for high-priced, star rental players. With the Avs in danger of missing the playoffs for the first time since moving to Denver, some fans are screaming to make a big trade that gives hope of putting the team back in the playoff hunt.
Not so fast, say at least two NHL experts.
“I would stand pat,” said Keith Jones, a former Avalanche player and currently hockey analyst with the Versus network. “I really like their progression they’ve made with their young players. I would not mortgage any part of the future if I’m the GM. I’m amazed they’ve been able to hang on as long as they have to compete for a playoff spot, to be honest with you.”

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