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07-19-2012, 07:56 PM
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Originally Posted by flybynite77 View Post
A trade could still happen, but it would be less than the deals that Holmgren previously offered Nashville. Nashville has less leverage than they did while Holmgren was trying to trade with them for Weber's rights. Nashville believed the Flyers would not give up 4 first round picks in an offer sheet.

Holmgren called Nashville's bluff and said "Here's the offer sheet. Here's your 4 first round picks. Match it and pay Weber $27million within the next calendar year."

So now Nashville has lost a lot of their leverage. Any deals worked out to replace the 4 first round picks will be less value than what Holmgren previously offered IMO.
Absolutley agreed. But in my eyes they have NO leverage. Its take your picks or match, I don't want to lose anyone from the roster. Well Mesz would be ok, but NO FORWARDS!!

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