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01-22-2012, 11:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Gobo View Post
Outsiders perspective:

Carter Trade: You guys owned. Couturier is already fantastic and will only get better. Voracek, should top out as a 20-40-60 guy, which is pretty damn good.

Richards Trade: LA marginally wins, until we find out what Schenn is capable of. If Schenn becomes that 70 point #2C the whole hockey world thought he'd be, you guys win. If not, probably a tie.

Also, has there ever been any official word on what actually happened? Or since the summer has it been pretty quiet on the situation?
There were a lot of unsubstantiated rumors.

I'm not entirely convinced they had a lot to do with it. When you look at the age of several key Flyers, the number of real prospects, and the number of draft picks...something had to give, soon. The team was on a precipice. The trades fixed most of those problems, and probably had a whole lot to do with the organization's reasoning.

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