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01-10-2010, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Beastieboy View Post
I just don't see us having the depth of picks/prospects to make the Kovalchuk trade happen... or the cap room required. Can't see us clearing enough cap room in a trade and I want JVR and Giroux to stay Flyers. Ditto for Carter. I also like Gagne and I want him to be a career Flyer, like some others should have been (Propp, Kerr, Poulin). Who was the last guy with any kind of longevity that played his whole career as a Flyer? Barber? After this contract he should sign for less $ based on recent output/age/etc and stay with the Flyers. Great 2-way player.
You really have to look at what Hossa's value got in return.

Colby Armstrong and Eric Christensen, Girardi and a first-round draft pick. That aint much. At all. Im not sure if you are put it seems like some people are saying Carter and JVR and a 1st for this guy. In no way is that fair value. It will be JVR and a first or Carter, not both. If more salary goes the other way, then we will get more back.

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