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03-21-2010, 03:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Chris Shafer View Post
I have mentioned from a Flyers standpoint that Coburn/Parent are the only young, sizable NHL-ready assets the Flyers could realistically part with. That doesn't mean I have said it makes sense for the Canadiens. I stand by my claim that Coburn and Price likely have similar value if not a little favored toward Coburn. Then again, as I have often pointed out, market value is not a stagnant being. It's determined by individual teams in individual realities, not a collective.
You know, I've heard a lot of shocking assertions since I joined here.

- The Drozdetsky hype.
- The Nitty > Biron argument.
- The Keep Stevens Brigade
- The "JVR sucks" argument from people that had never seen him play.

But this one ranks up there in the pantheon.

Coburn is a mildly astonishing -8 despite playing with Kimmo/Parent for most of the year and is one of the worst PP d-men who receives PP time, and has been regressing for 2 years but apparently he's worth more than one of the top goalie prospects in the league.

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