Thread: Proposal: Boston-Calgary
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01-19-2011, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by MVW View Post
Would Boston accept a trade for Iggy, that had TO's 1st going back the other way along with Colborne and Ryder?
Originally Posted by Calgary Highlander View Post
You're right, I'd want both.

Krejci, Colborne, Boston's 1st (if all goes well, should be a late 1st)

for Iginla and Pardy (a big solid bottom-pairing defensemen that helps Boston's depth on defense for the stretch and playoff runs, also needed for evening out contracts).

I really wouldn't go any lower. At that point, it's just not worth it to trade Iginla. Boston is really dealing from a position of strength as they already have a bunch of solid centermen and also have TO's 1st.
A little too much for Iginla but I agree the Toronto 1st is in play if Iginla is. Colborne and Toronto's 1st with Ryder and Ference going as well makes it a tempting offer for both sides.

Originally Posted by ComixZone View Post

Boston needs to make their decision, and I think NOW is the time.

Iginla's contract actually fits Boston quite well, given their current contracts.

Iginla has two years on his deal @ 7 million
Seguin has two years on his deal @ 3.35

When Seguin is due for a raise, Iginla comes off the books and probably re-signs for significantly less.

To BOS: Iginla, Mikkleson (pending RFA)
To CGY: Ryder, Ference, Toronto's 1st.
(the #'s work if done on deadline day)

Lucic - Savard - Iginla
Seguin - Bergeron - Horton
Paille - Krejci - Wheeler
Campbell - Marchand - Recchi

Chara - Seidenberg
Boychuk - Stuart
Mikkleson - McQuaid


(apologies if the Bruins lines are way off)
Great post. I have been on the Iginla talk since last season.

Boston and Calgary make perhaps the best trading partners in the entire NHL right now.

1. Iginla going to the Eastern Conference? Check.
2. Iginla going to a contender? Check.
3. Iginla's contract matching up with Seguin's? Check.
4. Iginla waiving to play with friends (Lucic, Savard, Bergeron, Ference and Recchi) Check.
5. Boston's top prospect from Calgary, young 1A potential? Check
6. Top ten Draft pick going to Calagary to add to their own? Check.

This move gives Calgary Colborne to play center next year and two top ten draft picks in a year where the top 6 are pretty even. Even if Boston had to add another prospect, they are a team that is able to do so.

One team builds up for a Cup run, the other excels their rebuild by almost a year.

Let's not give up on these discussions fans!

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