Paul Gaustad to Philadelphia
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01-18-2012, 04:52 PM
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: South Jersey/Memphis
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I really like this idea, though it would be paying a premium for a 4th-line centre. There are few things more frustrating – outside of goals against, of course – than important face-offs in the Flyer end won cleanly right to the point for the start of ongoing pressure. This is particularly acute on the first PK face-off.
Hartnell – Giroux – Jagr
Voracek – Schenn – Briere
Read – Couturier – Simmonds
Talbot – Gaustad – Zolnierczyk/Rinaldo/Shelley
Laviolette could even give Jagr a few games off to settle his injuries and go with:
Hartnell – Giroux – Voracek
Simmonds – Schenn – Briere
Read – Couturier – Zolnierczyk
Talbot – Gaustad – Rinaldo/Shelley
I'm a big fan of the Gaustad idea, for this year and next, assuming Buffalo isn't asking for the moon.
I'd go with Sestito (gives Sabres size back) + 2nd for Gaustad.
There's a glaring lack of JvR in your lines. Though I assume you were proposing those lines as if we acquired him today. Then Zolnierczyk or Rinaldo would be out of a lineup spot when he returns. Can a team be too deep?
I'd also look to see if BUF would add a guy like Gragnani to the trade. I have no idea what the asking price would end up being though...Might be someone like Read + pick(s)?
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