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10-01-2011, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by 101st_fan View Post
Wilson and Vorachek are interchangeable based on NHL performance with Wilson probably having more potential upside.
Ehwha? Voracek's played one more season than Wilson and has outperformed him literally every single season. Heck, Jake's worst NHL season is still above Wilson's best so far (although admittedly I doubt that'll last ). And Philly desperately needed a playmaking winger, not a budding power forward - they already have JvR.

Wilson doesn't fill a need there, and so wouldn't have worked as the centerpiece IMO. I'm still convinced the only way Carter would have been a Pred would have been if Rinne was offered before Holmgren started talking to Phoenix.

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