Holmgren chose Luke Schenn over Yandle? Ouch.
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01-05-2014, 11:53 PM
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Originally Posted by
Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC
Yandle price is steep. Two impact forwards, including someone who can be No.1 centre. Not getting traded unless offer PHO can't refuse.
10:54 AM - 3 Apr 2013
During draft weekend, it is believed that the Flyers inquired to Phoenix about the availability of All-Star defenseman Keith Yandle. Unfortunately for Philadelphia, the price tag was believed to be in the same ballpark of what Nashville wanted (pre-offer sheet) for Shea Weber: a combination of Sean Couturier, James van Riemsdyk or Brayden Schenn and more. The astronomical price tag is likely why the Yandle rumors died down in a hurry and the Flyers decided to make the one-for-one van Riemsdyk for Luke Schenn deal the next day.
Between these two quotes from reliable sources, I'd say this rumor is bunk.
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