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04-16-2013, 01:21 PM
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Eriksson for Kessel

Would Leafs fans be interested in Loui Eriksson?

Eriksson + 2nd

for

Kessel

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04-16-2013, 01:24 PM
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Don't see why either team does this, but I think the value isn't bad.

Personally I prefer Eriksson but Phil's been a PPG player.

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Don't see Toronto taking on the older player. Toronto's plan seems to be moving ahead with their young core of Kessel, JVR, and Kadri.

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It's a decent proposal, but I'd keep Kessel for a lot of reasons, one of which is that he is two years younger. Another of which is that he is really holding up his end of the bargain right now in Toronto and with his speed and shot gives us an added dimension that not every team possesses. As he proved last night, he is a game breaker. Perhaps, Eriksson is, too, but I'll stick with the one that we already have.

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Don't see why either team does this, but I think the value isn't bad.

Personally I prefer Eriksson but Phil's been a PPG player.
It has been suggested multiple times on our forum that Benn would be better on wing, therefore we are in need of a #1 center. We have ample wingers coming through our system. I am just unsure if Toronto needs a #1 LW center more than a #1 center right now.

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And you're a Stars fan?

Loui has one bad season and you want to trade him?

Excluding this season, he's better than Kessel.

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Eriksson has more value than Kessel

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Love Eriksson, but I'm not trading Kessel for him.

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It has been suggested multiple times on our forum that Benn would be better on wing, therefore we are in need of a #1 center. We have ample wingers coming through our system. I am just unsure if Toronto needs a #1 LW center more than a #1 center right now.
Since when is Kessel a center?

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And you're a Stars fan?

Loui has one bad season and you want to trade him?

Excluding this season, he's better than Kessel.
That's a lot of ignorant speculation.

Disregarding Loui's current season, he is the only winger that holds any real value to obtain a #1 center.

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That's a lot of ignorant speculation.

Disregarding Loui's current season, he is the only winger that holds any real value to obtain a #1 center.
Kessel plays RW

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Since when is Kessel a center?
NHL 09 I believe.

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That's a lot of ignorant speculation.

Disregarding Loui's current season, he is the only winger that holds any real value to obtain a #1 center.
Too bad Kessel isn't a center...

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It has been suggested multiple times on our forum that Benn would be better on wing, therefore we are in need of a #1 center. We have ample wingers coming through our system. I am just unsure if Toronto needs a #1 LW center more than a #1 center right now.
Yeah not to gang up with everyone else but Kessel's not a center.

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okay big brain fart, but I'd still consider the trade.

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Not a chance.

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Has anyone mentioned that Kessel plays on the wing?

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Someone has been playing NHL 09 way too much.

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Would Leafs fans be interested in Loui Eriksson?

Eriksson + 2nd

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Kessel


not in a million years.

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Eriksson has more value than Kessel
No he doesn't.

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Both teams hate it.


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This proposal seems like a trade just for the sake of trading... both are high end wingers, although Loui has yet to crack that magical PPG threshold and he's only cracked 30 goals once.

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Would Leafs fans be interested in Loui Eriksson?

Eriksson + 2nd

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Kessel
Dallas does not have to add anything for Kessel and Eriksson by himself is more valuable.

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04-16-2013, 02:59 PM
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Dallas does not have to add anything for Kessel and Eriksson by himself is more valuable.
Reread #22 and add that to the fact that Kessel is more than two years younger. Your counterargument is what exactly? Just curious.

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Two entire years younger? My lord.

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