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03-02-2013, 06:51 PM
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Unfortunately, I think Det is also thin on forwards right now. Samuelsson, Bert and Helm are all injured, no? And if they trade Filp I'm sure they'd want some young prospects back in return, not more aging FA's.
Detroit is thin on forwards, but they have the depth in the minors to cover up for Filppula(Nyquist).
I don't think Detroit would ask for young prospects in return in a deal like this. To be honest, SJ isn't exactly swimming in quality prospects(no offense), and the one's they do have they wouldn't/shouldn't trade.
If Detroit does a trade like this they aren't expecting Filppula to sign with them/plan on replacing him with Nyquist(what I think should happen). Also, it helps them get more physical for the playoff run and moving to the East(assuming they re-sign one or both).
The more I think about it, the more I like this trade.
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