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07-20-2013, 02:24 AM
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Originally Posted by JohnnyB11 View Post
MB is not going to deal Beaulieu. Or Tinordi. Or any of our other top youngsters. Not right now. It would make no sense at all.

If we were that one defenseman away, then maybe he'd consider moving a young stud for a proven workhorse. But that's not the case. No need to speculate further on that one.
Would rather not move Nathan B either, prefer it to be Diaz. Anyway, Nathan B being part of it is me thinking Homer would want him. The point is that if the Flyers are looking to deal we should be shooting for Coburn or Grossman ( not as good moving the puck but huge, physical, strong defensively, crease clearer ) as either would address the need to get bigger and more physical on the blue line and unlike most all of the UFAs are youngish as both are 28. Both have 3 years left, Coburn at $4.5M and Grossman at $3.5M. Maybe Diaz, a younger PMD relative to what the Flyers have and a 2nd round pick or mid-prospect would do it. UFA Fistric is younger by a year and physical, but not near these guys in terms of quality.

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