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03-05-2013, 12:00 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OccupySheen View Post
Kunitz makes no sense for anaheim
Agreed.

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Originally Posted by Captain Hook View Post
I don't see the Pens trading Kunitz. You're subtracting a lot of production moving him. I know you'd be adding a lot with Perry but still. I don't think Shero would do it and Anaheim probably wouldn't either.
And agreed, as well.

The Ducks could pick from the following pieces from Penguins:

Dustin Jeffrey -- does have the upside to be a very good 2nd/3rd line C but won't get that opportunity in PIT (and could make a nice replacement for Koivu eventually)
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Brooks Orpik -- if they want another veteran Dman (or Niskanen if they want someone younger)
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one of Maatta/Dumoulin (or possibly Despres if they don't want Brooks/Niskanen. I say this because Pens won't give up 2 roster Dmen)
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1st round pick in 2013
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possibly a conditional 1st round pick in 2014 if they sign him to an extension

(+ Tyler Kennedy would also be available as a throw-in if Ducks were interested)


Now, I'm not saying the Pens will part with ALL of the assets mentioned above, but you can see how a package deal could be constructed based on those pieces.

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