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12-01-2012, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by dbridge92 View Post
For the record, a few days ago when there was that almost Kovalchuk trade that lead to the whole discussion of franchise players, that was a trade I had in principle with NJ that would've gotten me Kovalchuk and Scott Wedgewood for Kesler, Booth, Schneider, and Rodin. I thought that was a good offer for him (I wouldn't have made that offer for any player other than Kovalchuk most likely, he is the player I'm best with in the game), but I guess the idea of getting Richards and Carter was too good to pass up in his eyes.
That's tough.

Kesler > Richards
Booth < Carter
Schneider < Bernier (long-term, at least)
Rodin > 2013 1st.

On the other hand, Devils didn't have to give up their pick to you.

I think, in the end, Carter's goal-scoring was just too critical for Devils to pass on in giving up Kovy.

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