The All-Inclusive Trade Proposal Thread - Put it in here!
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11-07-2011, 10:57 AM
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Lavergne, TN
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A signed Weber is not worth Giroux. Mainly because Weber is going to sign for around $7M per year and Giroux is making just about half of that. I love Weber, but as I said above Giroux on his current contract is one of the top-5 most valuable commodities in the NHL. Being a fan of a team w/ an internal budget, I would think you might understand that...
And I wasn't trying to do you any favors there buddy.
I was trying to put together a realistic package of players for Weber (ie.
I wasn't living in fantasy land and adding players like JVR who NEVER get dealt in the real world
When a real trade in the NHL goes down for a star player, it's almost always a highly ranked prospect coming back as the center piece. Maybe that's not what people on HF would like to see, but that's the way it usually goes.
And btw, if I took the above to my own board, it would likely be met with fans saying we're overpaying for Weber. A similar version was already met with several "no"s by Flyers fans. Most neutral parties that have chimed in have said the value is good or close.
I can respect that you don't like it though, so I suppose we'll just keep our players and watch & wait in regards to the situation in Nashville. Maybe we end up w/ Suter for free in the offseason... that would be a nice treat
Yeah, cause guys like him never get dealt but this Wayne guy got dealt so in reality, anyone can be dealt for anyone at anytime. JVR is an untouchable as much as Ovie or Crosby is. If the right package is there, anyone can be had. I also think if you asked anyone out there who they'd rather have I would bet Weber would win out over JVR, not because JVR is chopped liver, because big skilled defensemen don't grow on trees. For that alone, Weber is worth JVR+.
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