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11-30-2012, 06:21 PM
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Originally Posted by slightlystewpid420 View Post
After losing to the last place LA Kings the Tampa Bay Lightning havent gotten desperate bring depth into the lineup immediately. Unfortunately the player that was #1 on the Bolts list was the #1 Center on his team with not much depth. But luckily after ironing out some kinks, and a bit of an overpayment, the Tampa Bay Lightning have a trade to announce.

get:

A. Vermette
L. Korpikoski

for
get:
TB 2013 1st rd pick
K. Aulie
C. Conacher
T. Pyatt.


Taking vermette away from phx without returning a true #1 C puts PHX in a tight situation, so I had to make up for it. In return I get a highly underrated(Everyone in TBC should know) center with blazing speed and hands, not to mention physical ability. And also get a underrated winger with just as much speed as vermette to add the the lightnings already blazing speed.

Did I give up a lot, yes, but not having Lecavier for 50 games would put me in a even worse of a spot.
That's not really an overpayment. (Not that I think one is necessary)

Korpikosky is at least as useful as Pyatt, no?

So its a 1st, a D prospect, and a forward prospect, for a top-line C.

That's about right, if you look at real-world values.

In this game, I think that's a comfortable win for TB, unless that pick ends up being top-10 or so.

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