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01-19-2012, 07:59 AM
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Originally Posted by DUHockey9 View Post
I thought we got great value in the Carter deal, questionable value in the Richards deal, but overall I had no problems with the overall value received from the trades.

That said, if you're going to do this, at least try to be scientific about it! As others have said, compare 1:1 production, not 2:1. Also you can't just default to points, because whether you like it or not, there have been injuries, on both sides.
As I showed in post #76, the production this year is a decisive win for the Flyers so far. Voracek/Simmonds/Couturier/Schenn's offensive production per minute matches Carter/Richards, and that's 4 players vs 2 players. Obviously, for 2 forwards to be worth 4 forwards, the 2 forwards would have to significantly out-produce the 4 forwards on a per minute basis. When you consider age/contract it looks even better.

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