Homer just did it to Howson again, sans lube. I would've been thrilled with Columbus's third and seventh round picks. But for their second second round pick and, according to Bob McKenzie, two fourths?!?!!?!? Wam, bam, thank you, ma'am.
Wow, that's a good haul Holmgren got, but I feel for Sergey. I really liked Bobrovsky and thought he had a future as a starter in Philadelphia. Hopefully he does well in Columbus. I guess this means that the Flyers will be looking for a back up in the free agent market. I also wonder if this deal means we're going to see something bigger in terms of moving the first. After all, the Flyers normally don't keep 2nd round picks.
Trading Bobrovsky = Holmgren's deep knee bends before doing the heavy lifting. Multiple picks to mix and match for a bigger fish. On his seeming necessity to trade away 2nd round picks, maybe Holmgren is a chronic late riser and just doesn't want to have to set his alarm on draft weekend Saturdays?
That being said, this is a nice return for Bob, particularly after such a down season. I am very hopeful that he rises to the occasion of being the first stringer in Columbus.