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02-25-2013, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by FlyersFan8828 View Post
The Flyers weren't going to win with Richards and Carter, just like the Kings weren't going to win with Schenn and Simmonds. The trade worked out for both sides. Don't know why that's so hard to understand...
As a kings fan I agree with this. It has taken me some time though as I was a huge Simmonds fan and was big on Schenn. I use to cheer for the Flyers in the East, since the trade I do even more so.
So as a result it is a win-win-win-win.
LA: Got franchises first Stanley Cup
PHI: Got a tonne of depth and different attitude. Plus was able to get what they had hoped was a star tender (this year is playign a lot better with a beat up D infront of him)
CBJ: Recived a 1st round pick in a deep draft, a top line defenseman
ME: Recieved a team to cheer for in the east.

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