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07-29-2014, 07:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Jersey Girl View Post
Kings can afford to trade some of their youth because they have so many solid prospects coming through their system.
Trading Schenn (the best player not in the NHL at the time) and Simmonds for Mike Richards really only "worked" because they won the cup. The trade is VERY lopsided in Philly's favor now.

Trading Johnson and a 1st for Carter didn't involve any players the Kings drafted.

The only prospect-for-NHL player deal the Kings have done since 2011 is Schenn+ for Richards. Which wasn't even a good trade. They also got Schenn as reward for being a garbage team until Doughty and Quick really broke out.

And the Kings prospect pool really isn't that impressive. Zykov, McNabb, and?

I read this and think "grass is greener to a T".

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