Thread: Speculation: More Luongo Talk
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12-13-2012, 01:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Drop the Sopel View Post
No dice. The Canucks want to get bigger up front and Kulemin would be the Canucks 2nd biggest winger and Raymond is their slightest. Replacing Raymond with Kulemin is a quick way to beef up the forward corps. That's an important part of the deal IMO, even though they both contribute similar on the scoresheet.

I just don't put much value in Tyler Bozak. He's 40 games from free agency, not skilled enough to crack the Canucks top 6 and not a strong defensive player or physical presence for the 3rd line. He's in the deal because Jordan Schroeder and Manny Malhotra are question marks.

The 1st is likely a mid rd pick. Good asset.

Without Kulemin, the value just isn't there.
We too need size, hence we wouldn't deal him. Sorry.

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