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12-02-2012, 09:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Mansfield View Post
All three of those options are bad. Neither trade was terrible.

Boston -Toronto trade was definitely edge boston, but toronto is still pretty happy with the return.

Columbus - pHilly trade was definitely edge philly but columbus worked it out okay in the end.
Yeah but that's looking at it in hindsight. At the time of the deal, I know as a Flyers fan that we ripped off CBJ. Carter wasn't going to excel with no linemates and Rick Nash wouldn't help Carter do any better (Carter's game is shooting the puck a lot).

At the time of these deals, the Philly-CBJ one had to be worse. Toronto and Boston looked bad initially but we knew Toronto was getting their best player from it.

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