Thread: Proposal: Nino Niederreiter Offers
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01-22-2013, 04:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Crede777 View Post
Not that I think the Islanders should or will trade Nino, but you are vastly underrating the values of Moore, Erixon, and Savard.

All 3 are likely top-4, young, offensively talented defensemen. One of them + New York's or LA's 1st would be similar value to Gormley and would bring pieces the Islanders would benefit from.
If I am Snow I consider trades to fill needs. We actually have good young defensive prospects on the farm, and while those you mentioned would be upgrades, would you call any of them slam dunk future first pair?

Thanks to our having bypassed Fowler for Nino (bad move, and now justified as a bad move), and having bypassed Hamilton for Strome (broke even), and having thrown all of our eggs in the deHaan basket only to have them shattered by his injury magnet of an upper body, we are in very strong need of a potential 1st pair defenseman to compliment Hamonic at some point in the near future. So that's the only thing I trade for at this point, if I am Garth.

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