Thread: Value of: Phil Kessel for Corey Perry?
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03-03-2013, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by NFITO View Post

It's ridiculous because such fans ignore the *overwhelming* data available to us from what teams do ALL THE TIME and figure that they know best. NO TEAM deals players like Perry even if he's going to bolt as a FA when they are in a good position to contend for the Cup. Again, I repeat as it seems to fall on deaf ears here - NO TEAM HAS DONE THIS, NO TEAM DOES THIS AND IT STANDS TO REASON THAT NO TEAM WILL DO THIS. And this is a constant reality that has spread over many years and multiple CBAs.
We saw last year what almost happened with Nashville.

GMs dont want a star player walking with nothing in return.

In MLB the team would actually get compensatory picks if they lose a UFA so they werent going to get hurt trading for upcomming free agents. Last year they changed the rules so now if its a pure rental you arent getting compensatory picks if you dont have them at for one full season.

Because Anaheim is in the race this is why the idea of trading Perry for #1 picks and rebuilding prospects cant be done.

Which is why I have suggested they trade Perry for an established replacement RW + added needed depth at another position.

some of the suggestions would be:

Perry+ for Gaborik +

Perry + for Kessel +

Perry dealt to another team for picks/prospects that then get sent to Buffalo for Pominville

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