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02-15-2011, 01:07 PM
eco's bones
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Originally Posted by Ola View Post
The player I want is John Carlson from Washington. Good passer. Good PPQB material. They are looking to beef up for a PO run, but don't have any real capspace.

I'd be prepaired to give up Anisimov for him. AA would be a pretty big upgrade over any 2nd line center Washington have right now (considering that Laich really best is used on the wing, especially if you dream of having any kind fo constructive game).

Id even sweaten the pot some if it have to be done to make the deal (Avery? Gilroy? (id doubt it for a PO run...)).

Carlson is a guy who'd make perfect sense for us. Rightshooting, 6'3 D 208 lb D.

Down the road:

He'll help our PP right away, while still being young. But his bomb would be of much value, and he can handle the puck too. He's defintiely on a another level then Girardi on the PP, even while only being 21 y/o.
It will cost a bit more than Anisimov to get Carlson. Carlson has a top pairing defenseman written all over him. Anisimov is more like a top 6 forward now and even in the future.

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