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10-20-2003, 10:23 AM
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Summerside, PEI
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How about this deal
To Bos: comrie, Cross and a 3rd
To edm: Jillson, Hilbert and the rights to Berard.
Edmonton's blue line get a shot in the arm and they get a player in hilbert who may turn into something.
The bruins get a proven scoring threat for tehir 2nd line and d-man to fill the void left by jillson.
I now bruis fans are going to scream, but the reality is thye get the best player in this deal by a country mile and move a contract hassle. Win win for the bruins.
This deal doesn't make a whole lot of sense for the Bruins. They definitely need a second line center, but the one other thing they need is a puck moving defenseman. I really don't think they would trade their best offensive d-man, even if it meant getting a quality second line center back. I could definitely see the Bruins moving Hilbert, but I don't think Cory Cross would help the team very much. They already have Gill and O'Donnell as defensive d-men. If I'm the Bruins I'd do Milan Jurcina and Hilbert for Comrie in a second. Whether the Oilers would do it or not, is a totally different question.
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