Thread: Proposal: Stl - phi
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01-26-2013, 04:01 AM
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Originally Posted by 2 Minute Minor View Post
If you start with the assumption that the Blues are a legit Cup contender this season (and 2 points off the Presidents Cup pace last season) then you'll see that they aren't going to do any trade that detracts from the team on the ice this season even if the overall value is favorable. I think that will get you to where you're going to go in this discussion.

Trades the Blues would do:
quantity for an upgrade at center
quantity for an upgrade at LHD (Pietro's partner)
they can probably take on SOME salary, but not a heck of a lot

I see no trade from Philly that is going to look anything close to that. Frankly, the Blues are in a pretty tough position to manage with a trade partner. Maybe later in the season when a couple teams have thrown in the towel and decided to embrace the rebuild, there could be a possible trade partner.
Yah, I hear that. I picked the Blues to make it to the finals from the West. I'm just trying to see what it would take.

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