Thread: GDT: Playoffs, Part Two.
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05-09-2012, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Zip15 View Post
I think JVR is gone. JVR would have significant value to a team seeking size in their top-6--teams like Toronto would overpay. I have no doubt Holmgren could net a pretty nice return for him. And what would a Flyers offseason be if Holmgren didn't trade a guy he just signed to a long-term contract?

So stupid. I can't believe people like Gleason give Holmgren credit for being bold. No, he was stupid. You don't trade guys like Mike Richards. Jeff Carter? Sure. Not Mike Richards. And then to compound the mistake by signing a mercurial guy like Bryz to such a huge, long-term deal.
Signing Bryz (or any goalie) to that type of contract was monumentally stupid.

But the trading of Ricahrds/Carter was absolutely bold... and absolutely the right thing to do.

You know what NOT trading Richards/Carter ends up looking like? San Jose-Thornton/Marleau.

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