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06-09-2009, 01:35 PM
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Originally Posted by TheHMan View Post
Ottawa isn't all that interested in getting a package of young players and picks. What we would be most interested is getting some sort of replacement or a great top line player. A 3 way trade seems like a more likely scenario:

OTT: Kovalchuk (extension condition of trade)
EDM: Heatley
ATL: Gilbert, Cogliano, 1st 09

Atlanta gets a solid package in return for the soon to be UFA Kovalchuk. Ottawa gets a sniper back, and Edmonton gets a star Alberta boy to build their offense around.
So Atlanta gets the shaft, and does it while involving themselves in a trade with player who left a stain on himself and the franchise before he left town.

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