Thread: Value of: Drew Doughty (trade value)
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07-04-2011, 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Ford Prefect View Post
I think that LA and NJ actually make pretty good trading partners.

To NJ:

D. Doughty
J. Bernier
2nd round pick


To LA:

Z. Parise
A. Larsson


I think it makes sense from NJ perspective, as Lou's philosophy has been building from the goal out. A #1 d-man and a potential franchise goalie to step in for Brodeur is right up his alley. They also get the best player in the trade. I think the pick just evens it up a bit.

LA does it and has a lethal top 2 lines, assuming Parise has no lingering injury issues. They also get someone destined to be a top 2 dman, who can step into the lineup right away
Why would the Kings add Bernier and a pick just to get a prospect?

Doughty for Parise straight up is a value for value deal. Good risk/reward for both teams.

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