Because they are idiots and Shea weber isn't the return. "Exactly how does this help with our depleted d" "wtf typical flyers trading for goons"
I saw a bunch of people freaking out on the beat writers about the Morin pick. Most of them thought he was strictly a goon because TSN only really talked about his physicality and pugilistic skills yesterday when he was picked.
I guess they just wanted to make guaranteed ice time for...
Plus, they are stuck with two unmovable non-prospects in Eddy and Hostetter. Also, adding a little veteran scoring in Newbury is a good thing.
Exactly. For the Phantoms its a win-win. Opens up a spot on defense and adds a vet forward to a group of kids. Not a bad minor league trade. Gotta have someone teach the youngins like Flanagan, Cousins, Mathers, Straka and Raffl. Teach them in a sense of getting ready for the pro leagues.