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10-18-2003, 11:10 AM
Join Date: May 2002
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4. Chicago Blackhawks
They suck, they'd be willing to deal if they got something they liked.
Chicago gets Simon Gagne
Philly gets Kyle Calder, Mark Bell
Calder and Bell are both 23. Bell was drafted 8th overall in 1998. At this point Bell is only a 15 goal, 30 point, 100+ pim guy. He does have potential to get better though, and if nothing else would be an upgrade over Brashear on the third line for sure. Calder has been right around 20 goals and 45-50 points for his first two season. He also plays gritty, and I think on a good team like ours could be better. I think his style would compliment JR and Amonte, and he'd score 20+ with them.
The Flyers lack skill, and they'd lose it in this deal. They'd gain alot of grit and toughness. Tough call here, I'd have to really think about this one.
If this deal goes through the Hawk first line will be:
Gagné- Ruutu- Sullivan.
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