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08-01-2012, 01:23 PM
the random dude
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Originally Posted by
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This is the kind of deal that can be made at the deadline imo. Yes, if Markov is healthy, then Philly is interested and would likely play ball on some appropriate trade offer.
Right now, this is such a big gamble that really doesn't need to be made. The Flyers are a playoff team without Markov whose opportunity to advance would absolutely be bolstered by a truly healthy Markov.
That said, taking a gamble now has the potential to hurt us both this season (by diminishing our assets to fill the gap) and into the future (by costing us a year of development on a player the team likes a lot versus the uncertainty of what might be available in a year in the second round).
Maybe if he's healthy we'll be looking to trade Kaberle instead.
Looking at your roster and prospects I don't see a deal that would make sense for both teams at the trade deadline because you wouldn't be willing to give up fair value for him.
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