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02-01-2013, 09:27 PM
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Originally Posted by
The Angry Teatowel
Actually, given that the Leafs wouldn't be giving up any proven assets, the Caps would be exceptionally stupid to do this.
IF Ovechkin were to be traded, it would either to be a whole load more futures than that or with at least with one proven and desirable player. I think it would be more akin to the Nash to NYR trade, with a bit more coming from the team getting Ovechkin.
Mind you, with his contract at this moment in time, it's probably a non-starter.
Not that I'm advocating any Ovechkin to Toronto deal, but if Ovechkin gets dumped, I would imagine he gets traded the way Jaromir Jagr did to Washington. You get three prospects who probably aren't blue chip, but who slot somewhere beneath Kuznetsov and probably even Forsberg in terms of quality.
Washington then rolls into the future with Backstrom, Kuznetsov, Forsberg, Carlson, Alzner Player A, Player B, Player C in tow.
I would imagine Mike Green getting the boot as well.
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