Thread: Value of: Phil Kessel
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01-13-2013, 06:27 PM
Phion Keneuf
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Originally Posted by IHeartZherdev View Post
I think Phoenix would be perfect for the Phil. He's exactly what they need.

They've been getting solid defense and goaltending with their system, but are in need of scoring and certainly can't count on Doan, Vrbata, Vermette types to carry the load going forward long term. And they have Rundblad, Murphey, Gormley, top young D prospects plus Ekman-Larson so they could afford to move either a D prospect or Yandle.

I think Phil could be perfect as a top line winger for Hanzal going forward.

I would think a couple different deals could be worked out between the teams - maybe a Yandle for Kessel swap? A Coyotes first and a prospect and a contract?

With the Coyotoes situation they definitely need to keep winning and making the playoffs so if a case can be made for any team to trade a first or part with prospects for immediate scoring help its them. Nashville could use the scoring as well and would also be a solid fit for Phil
Why do the leafs need Yandle? OEL+
Originally Posted by Badger Mayhew View Post
Fans on the main Leafs board want to do this:

Phil Kessel
Jake Gardiner


Mikael Granlund
Matthew Dumba
Charlie Coyle
1st overall

Just thought I'd throw it out there
Such a stupid thing to do.
And by 1st overall u mean 1st rounder.

Leafs trade by far the best piece and possibly the 2nd best piece (at worst 3rd best piece)

Huge no.

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