Thread: Speculation: Yakupov Sliding?
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06-22-2012, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by MisterT View Post
If Edmonton passes, then expect hell to break out as Burke, Snow and Bergevin all make offers to get #2.

My money is on #2 and a 3rd to Toronto for #5 and Luke Schenn.

Then Columbus gets Filip Forsberg with #5.
Yes. Yakupov definitely doesn't make it to #3, someone would trade up, even if it's just Montreal and then Columbus gets Forsberg and a pick or something.

The problem with Columbus trading #2 to Toronto is that the Islanders may take Forsberg if it goes Murray, Yakupov, Galchenyuk before them. Edmonton runs the same risk of not getting Murray if they trade down to #5.

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