Flyers interested in Langenbrunner (update: traded to Dallas)
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01-16-2011, 03:30 PM
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Originally Posted by
go kim johnsson 514
They're tools. If you look at the trade deadline, that's the going rate for anything you want. Lou probably didn't want to wait another 2 drafts to see a return, which is going to be the problem for Holmgren if he's trying to make a trade. He's going to have to overpay if he's tossing 2nd round picks more than one year down the line. This is the problem he faces for making ******** trades in recent years
It was supposedly Langenbrunner who put the brakes on, but also supposedly Lou accepted the Stars' deal before the Flyers made an offer. Timmy P is all wrong here.
I'm fine with trading 2nd round picks generally, but here's my two problems with it:
1) Our prospect pool sucks and our 2nd round picks are constantly being traded.
2) If we're trading a 2nd (let alone 2nd+4th) for a playoff rental, then it better damn well be a safer bet then Langenbrunner.
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