FA Signings, Trade Rumors and Proposals Thread IX:
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10-31-2013, 04:35 PM
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Can't forget about Couturier. He's probably the 2nd most valuable asset in that deal after Ebs. I'd be ok with moving Yak for SC/Schenn and Simmonds. They're in the east, so trading Yakupov wouldn't hurt us so much, and we add a lot of grit (that can actually play).
I also don't understand why we'd want to do the Coburn/Smid swap
I really like Smid but he will never be as tough as Coburn. Coburn has his own limitations but he will would bring a more rounded game than Smid has right now. I hate to say that because Smid has got such a warriors mentality and attitude wise he is one of the best in the biz. That being said I highly doubt this rumoured trade between the Flyers and the Oilers goes down anyways. L. Schenn would be the guy I would rather target, has a lot of skill but is just struggling to put it all together. 2 cents.
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