Would this kill an Atlanta deal for you?
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11-05-2003, 06:42 PM
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: City of Champions
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To Atlanta: Mike Comrie and Jason Chimera/Shawn Horcoff
To Edmonton: Jani Hurme, Garnet Exelby, Simon Gamache and the option to flip first round picks in either 2004 or 2005
To Philly: Tommy Salo, one of Jason Smith/Eric Brewer, and a 3rd rounder
To Edmonton: Simon Gagne and Jeff Woywitka
Philly would pass on the deal without even thinking. It's a simple no for them I think. maybe if Eric Brewer was included they woudl think about it. With Jason Smith it is an instant no. There is a huge difference value wise between Smith and Brewer.
The Atlanta deal doesn't look too bad. Although Hurme is a waiver pickup with little value and Gamache is not expected to succeed in the NHL. I'm not sure a swap of picks would even be that valuable either if Altanta picks up Comrie and Chimera without giving up an NHL player.
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