Thread: Sportsnet: Bolts ask for Schenn
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05-13-2009, 07:08 AM
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Originally Posted by JT 91 NYI View Post
Why does Toronto want the 2nd pick anyway? Tavares is gonna go 1st to the Isles. I thought they wanted Tavares?
Who knows? What's more likely is that TB wants Hedman. So the price for the #2 pick almost certainly depends upon who the Isles pick. Not knowing that, there's no basis for any deal.

If NYI pick Hedman, TB may lower their price to #7 and Schenn. If the Isles pick Tavares, it would take a ridiculous price to make TB trade #2. If the Isles pick Hedman the the Leafs have to compete with every other team that wants Tavares or Duchene (assuming Colorado wants Duchene at #3).

Given my info, I'm ambivalent as an Isles fan between Tavares and Hedman... But as a draft-watcher, I hope the Isles pick Hedman because that could produce an extremely entertaining draft.

Lock it up: there will be no deal for the #2 pick until the Isles announce their intentions on #1 (either by making the pick, or signing the player before the draft). I will donate $100 to HF if I'm wrong.



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