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04-29-2013, 10:11 AM
Sony Eriksson*
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Originally Posted by Ambassador Of Fun View Post
With a new GM in town, no one is safe from trade in Dallas. Loui is definitely a top 3 most valuable piece the Stars have and arguably the most valuable piece. It is a battle between him, Benn and Lehtonen.

Loui has very similar (I'd say a tad bit more) value compared to Jeff Carter due to their similar offensive production, his better two way game, and no lifestyle or attitude problems that Carter exhibited in Philly and Columbus respectively. Carter had 10 years at 5.2 per left on his contract at the time of the first trade. 3 years of Loui at 4.25 is probably a wash compared to Carter's contract situation. Carter returned Voracek + 8th overall + 3rd round pick from Columbus and Jack Johnson + 1st from LA.

Some packages that would be similar to those would include

Skinner + 5th overall from CAR (Stars would probably have to add)


Gagner + 7th overall + ? from EDM


Shattenkirk + 1st round pick + ? from STL


Del Zotto + 1st round pick + ? from NYR

What do other people think or other teams want to offer for Loui?
If Skinner wasn't made out of toilet paper then perhaps!

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