Thread: Proposal: Toronto-Chicago
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08-23-2012, 12:03 PM
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MapleReef
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Originally Posted by Dreakmur View Post
To Toronto:
Niklas Hjalmarsson, D

To Chicago:
Clarke MacArthur, W
Cody Franson, D

Toronto gets a defenseman who can be used in match-up situations, on the PK, and in all other key defensive situations. He looks like a good partner for Dion Phaneuf. With young kids looking ready to come in, moving out MacArthur to make room makes sense. Nazem Kadri might be able to put up as many points in a full season.

Chicago really needs to add some support talent to play with their big-4. While MacArthur isn't an impact player, he's a guy who will be able to put up points in a secondary scoring role. The emergence of Nick Leddy and the addition of Johnny Oduya make Hjalmarsson somewhat expendable. Franson comes in to play 3rd pairing and help on the 2nd PP unit.
Good trade and would do it in a second.

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