Thread: Value of: Laughton to Edmonton
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06-26-2013, 02:14 AM
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Originally Posted by phlocky View Post
This is probably fair but may not be something either team would do. If the Flyers DO move Couturier then Laughton HAS to remain to become our 3rd line center. If the Flyers decide to keep Couturier then Laughton can be dealt. However, Edm NEEDS young developing dmen and I can't see them dealing him (even if this offer was fair) as he's the kind of guy they need to keep.

I think that a better option might be something like Laughton + pick (say a 3rd) for Edm 1st this year. I fully understand that this deal would have to be made at the time of the draft and that the centers Edm was looking at were off the board and they felt that Laughton would be a better option. The Flyers could potentially draft two top dmen in the first 11 picks this year and they keep Couturier too. This seems to me to be the most logical potential for a trade between the two teams.
I'm happy with Monahan or Nurse as they both fill a need.

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