Thread: The Sun: Flyers Revisiting Schenn
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02-09-2012, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by mooseOAK View Post
Why pay the rest of Lebda's contract when Nashville would take it?
This is circular logic.

The first comment was "no GM" would ever trade for a concussed player in regards to JVR. To which I pointed out Lombardi was acquired by the leafs.

Someone else chimed in that Lombardi was the price it took to get buy Franson.

To which I pointed out that Lebda could be waived to the AHL and the team could have 3.5M of cap space (and now what turns out to be a conditional 4th rd pick) to acquire another defender if we need to in place of acquiring a concussed player.

So back to the original comment it appears that GM do trade for concussed players when they are trying to get rid of mistakes they made.

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