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03-06-2013, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by FLYguy3911 View Post
Why would they do a trade for Mez then when he's making 4 mil and only under contact for another season? And Read is due to get a big raise after next season as well.

Everyone throws Mez in deals like he has a lot of value. His value is shot- injury plagued, mid pairing defenseman making 4 mil.

The deal would have to start with Laughton and a first and go from there.
Pretty much. Though, like others I am not totally sold on Yandle. If they are trading for a serious defender, Yandle would not be my first choice.

Originally Posted by FLYERSFAN18 View Post
At this point meszaros is just an expensive third pairing defenseman. He cannot be relied upon to be healthy. He will be gone after next year along with timonen most likely. That 10 mil in cap space to spend
Yeah, at first I didn't think so, but I could see them buying out Mez this offseason. When he is healthy he is fine and IMO worth his contract. The problem is that the majority of the time he is not healthy. I wouldn't be opposed to buying him out (or dealing him for peanuts).

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