FA Signings, Trade Rumors and Proposals Thread IX:
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10-31-2013, 11:31 PM
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I said it on the main boards and always like getting the Oilers board opinion, but I believe Hartnell and Coburn make the most sense fro the Flyers perspective going to Edmonton. Simmonds is loved by our front office, and for good reason. Unlike many Flyer fans, the FO won't be tempted to trade him after struggling the first 11 games. Hartnell always has droughts like this, but his stats prove he is good for 20 goals almost every season, providing truculence in the top 6. I think they might keep the dialog open, especially if both teams continue their poor play.
Coburn is too unintelligent of a player to take over a #1 role. If we are acquiring a defenceman I sure as hell hope it's for someone a lot better.
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