Thread: Value of: Ryane Clowe to Edmonton?
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01-08-2013, 11:46 PM
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Originally Posted by GoTeam14 View Post
It would make way more sense to have Hemsky a part of this deal, rather than Gagner. Edmonton already has enough wingers for the top 2 lines, so if we make a trade to get one, then we should give one up at the same time.

Almost want to say something like.. Hemsky+Hartikainen for Clowe+(and maybe) Justin Braun? What is Braun's value to SJ?

If it were to work out like that, San Jose gets a speedy top 6 winger, and a gritty bottom 6 winger who is still improving and getting better (would really like to keep Hartikainen in Edmonton though). And Edmonton gets some much needed size and grit in their top 2 lines, and a bit of a defensive prospect who seems to be the type of defenseman Edmonton could use.

How does something like that sound?
Braun's not a defensive prospect. He's a 4/5 two-way NHLer on a great contract for three more years. And he's highly, highly valued in SJ.

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