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06-23-2013, 06:58 PM
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Originally Posted by ahthorne View Post
^ Cap relief, an NHL backup, a future 2nd rounder, and Matt Frattin. Pretty good haul. Definitely better than just Matt Read the future UFA, even though Read >> Frattin by a lot although Frattin's a decent 3rd liner with 2nd line upside. Read is a top-6 forward who can PK, play any position and that includes the point on the powerplay. Beauty.
Pretty much everything you said is exactly why Read would have been the better acquisition.

Kudos to Homer for not biting.

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