Thread: Value of: Zherdev to Toronto
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08-03-2009, 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted by GongShowHockeyNYR View Post
Well Whites value does go down due to the logjam on D, who is White going to play over? Komisarek, no, Beauchemin? No. Kaberle? No, Schenn? No. Exelby? No. Van Ryn? Doubt it. Okay now will Toronto be able get rid of dead weights in Frogren and Finger? Unless they trade away picks.
This is why the trade makes so much sense. Both teams are dealing from a positon of strength to fill a position of weakness. The Rangers are a bit weak on defense and need cap space. Toronto has too many d-men and is looking for top-6 forwards. A White+ for Zherdev deal makes sense. Especially if the Rangers can swing a deal for Heatley using that cap space and moving Rozsival.

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