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05-11-2013, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by flyersgal View Post
Just curious, if the Flyers wouldn't let go of Couterier for Weber, what defenseman would Homer trade him for that as good as Weber, or better? It just seems odd to me that Homer was adamant about not trading Couts last summer, but he'd change his mind now after a shortened season with no training camp.
This was never confirmed.
The rumour actually wasn't Couturier + (a combination of Meszaros, Read, Voracek and draft picks) but Couturier and Brayden Schenn +.
Shea Weber to me has around the same value as Pronger did when he was traded: 2 first round draft picks, a top6 forward and a top4 defender. Trading B.Schenn, Couturier plus Read, Meszaros or Voracek would have gutted this team for the future.

Also I'd rather have Yandle than Edler.

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