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02-22-2013, 09:34 PM
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Originally Posted by tjcurrie View Post
Yes, these are the type of deals I mentioned from the start. Along with a Kessel type deal for two 1st rounders from a bottom feeder. That one is a little more risky but if it's a team at or near the bottom - you gotta figure you're getting a top 3 pick at least. Either these or a one for one forward for defenseman.

And If we ended up with either of those packages Philly ended up with, I'm satisfied.
Well, you brought up a slew of trades like the Shanahan/Pronger one, which really isn't like the ones you just mentioned but moving along...

The Kessel deal was going to be win/win almost no matter what from a Boston perspective. They were already a good playoff team with depth scoring who could stand to lose him, not that it wouldn't hurt in the short term a little. The Stars aren't in that position right now. Again, "futures" are one thing and getting solid roster players in a swap is something else.

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