Thread: Proposal: Bogosian to Flyers
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07-28-2013, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by King Forsberg View Post
Getting Franson would be nice but that's a move that requires other moving parts and tough decisions. I've already stated my case that Gustafsson should be in the starting top 6 this upcoming season. That obviously means getting rid of Meszaros.

That leaves us with;

Timonen - Schenn
Streit - Coburn
Grossmann - Gustafsson/Franson

Now again were stuck with too many defensemen that need to play.

In 2015, assuming we lose Timonen, we have

Franson - Schenn
Streit - Coburn
Grossmann - Gustasson

Which is solid but are we content with that defense or do we try and improve through trade or UFA?
Well you could move Gus & a pick for Franson. I know that wouldn't be popular but Franson's only 26 an already a proven top four defender & a right-handed shot. We're basically hoping Gus can turn into a top four defender so I honestly wouldn't have a problem with it. Then ship Mez out for whatever.

Timonen - Schenn
Coburn - Streit
Grossmann - Franson

I'm not entirely sure if the numbers would work or if it would even happen but I would like that lineup going into next year if it went down.

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