: Value of:
Washington's 1st round pick (12th or 13th) + Prospect Galiev to Montreal
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03-07-2012, 04:25 PM
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I'd be ok with the Caps offering Eakin + a 1st. If you want Johansson the Habs will have to add, or make it a 2013 1st.
I'd also do Laich + a 1st. Laich could take over Plekanec's defensive burden and take some pressure off DD and Eller as they develop.
No thanks to Eakin. He is not what the Habs need, and definitely not for Plekanec. Eakin falls into the same category as Galiev, meaning not what I would want.
Laich and a 1st sounds closer to fair. In all honesty, though, I think I would hold out for Johansson and a pick. Joahnsson has the size and is young enough to grow with the other kids on our team. Now, I like Johansson, but wait until he has done a bit more before you start asking the Habs to make it Plekanec+ for Johansson. I would be happier if Johansson were more physical, and would offer more if he were bigger. He is an interesting piece, but is definitely not worth Plekanec on his own.
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