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10-29-2013, 03:45 PM
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Potential Trade Deadline Acquisition

OK, I know this is super early to discuss this, BUT it's pretty much a given that Buffalo will miss the playoffs this year. When they acquired Moulson for Vanek, the pundits speculated that Moulson would be traded again for more futures at the trade deadline.

Given his low cap hit and skill working with a top playmaker in Tavares, perhaps it could finally be time for Moulson to play for the team that drafted him. Would be a great option for Geno's left wing.

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Moulson doesn't possess the kind of speed Bylsma wants in his Forwards to play his system of Puck Possession, so I don't think Moulson is an option for them.

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Given his low cap hit and skill working with a top playmaker in Tavares, perhaps it could finally be time for Moulson to play for the team that drafted him. Would be a great option for Geno's left wing.

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Not at all actually. Moulson is a lesser James Neal. As has been discussed many times on this board, having two guys who have the primary role of goal scoring on the same line is not a recipe for success. Malkin's ideal LW needs to be gritty and strong along the boards. If we're acquiring anyone from Buffalo, I'd want it to be Ott.

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Not at all actually. Moulson is a lesser James Neal. As has been discussed many times on this board, having two guys who have the primary role of goal scoring on the same line is not a recipe for success. Malkin's ideal LW needs to be gritty and strong along the boards. If we're acquiring anyone from Buffalo, I'd want it to be Ott.
My ideal aquisition would be Kunitz for Malkin's line.

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Not at all actually. Moulson is a lesser James Neal. As has been discussed many times on this board, having two guys who have the primary role of goal scoring on the same line is not a recipe for success. Malkin's ideal LW needs to be gritty and strong along the boards. If we're acquiring anyone from Buffalo, I'd want it to be Ott.
Why not dream and say "Sid"s LW"?

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I've wanted Blake Wheeler for a while now. I don't have a viable plan for getting him here or paying him, but Shero can figure all that out.

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I've wanted Blake Wheeler for a while now. I don't have a viable plan for getting him here or paying him, but Shero can figure all that out.
The Jets signed him until 2019, so don't want too much.

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There is very little chance Buffalo will trade Ott. Very little. He's a big need for their roster going forward; they acquired him for a reason and under a different circumstance than Moulson. Even so I won't be surprised if they sign Moulson too. Also a good fit for them.

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My ideal aquisition would be Kunitz for Malkin's line.
Basically every Pens fan too along with Dupuis to the third line.

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Time to go with 3 lines:

Macaroni - Sid - Smegna
Kunitz - Geno - Vitale
Glass - Adams - D'ags

We're not there yet but about one more F injury and we will be (Sutter's out right?).
Geno + Vitale = the mythical 50 points... by the Olympic Break.


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I'd rather the Pens get Ott than Moulson. Our top 9 is soff like I never seen soff before. I don't have much faith in Sutter's lack of grit/intensity come playoff time either.

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it's almost not worth discussing, because the dolt behind the bench likely won't use whomever the pens acquire correctly.

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it's almost not worth discussing, because the dolt behind the bench likely won't use whomever the pens acquire correctly.
Your dark magic is working on me...

You should change your name (and avatar) to Darth Leonsis.

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As much as I'd like to see the Kunitz - Crosby - Dupuis line broken up, it's doubtful that will ever happen.

I'm going to go with what the second line needs, which is a gritty complimentary player for Malkin and Neal. Curtis Glencross, in my opinion, is that guy. He'll bring exactly what that second line needs.

A gritty forward with good speed, he'll bring physicality and he's strong around the net. He has also decent hands, in the past three seasons he has 65 goals. He's signed for the next two seasons at a fair $2.550M cap hit.

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Pens top 3 trade priorities should be

1. backup goalie

2. backup goalie

3 backup goalie

I think MAF playing so well this season has made people forget the main reason for the pens early playoff exits the past few years.

I'd like to add a top 9 forward also but there just isn't the cap room to add somebody, even if they trade Nisky that will just give them enough space to add TV/backup goalie.

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Danish: I concur. Despite the injuries, there is no close second to that need. If Fleury gets hurt, we can throw in the towel because we won't win **** without a proven NHL backup.

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My ideal aquisition would be Kunitz for Malkin's line.
Well obviously.

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Why not dream and say "Sid"s LW"?
I think we'd all get frustrated with Moulson very quickly regardless of his line.

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I do not know, maybe Drew Stafford? I am not entirely sure if Buffalo wants him to stay on the roster. Buffalo could retain some of his cap-hit.

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Stafford is another Michael Ryder type, only less consistent in his scoring, if that's possible (disappears for even longer stretches of time). He would not help this team at all IMO. If you're talking Buffalo, I'd take a shot at Enroth as a backup for FLeury. Maybe Buffalo does what Vancouver did. Everyone assumed it was Luongo who was to be traded and in the end they kept him and traded the younger guy. Orpik for Enroth maybe. I don't know the guy's game well so not sure if that's a bad deal or not but I've heard he has good upside.

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Stafford is another Michael Ryder type, only less consistent in his scoring, if that's possible (disappears for even longer stretches of time). He would not help this team at all IMO. If you're talking Buffalo, I'd take a shot at Enroth as a backup for FLeury. Maybe Buffalo does what Vancouver did. Everyone assumed it was Luongo who was to be traded and in the end they kept him and traded the younger guy. Orpik for Enroth maybe. I don't know the guy's game well so not sure if that's a bad deal or not but I've heard he has good upside.
Drew Stafford plays with a physical game, unlike Michael Ryder. But, I do agree that Drew Stafford plays with inconsistency, and he is not the greatest defensively.

I doubt that Buffalo would trade away Enroth. He is expected to start, once Miller gets traded away.

Frederik Andersen was a goalie that I would like, but it looks like the Ducks organization has high hopes for him.

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My ideal acquisition would be a couple washed up vets, one being a defenseman, who we can trade our prospects and draft picks for. I'm hoping they can bring the ever mystical "leadership" and prove to be completely useless in the playoffs. It'll be an added bonus if they push those undeserving inexperienced young bums out of the lineup. We're in win now mode and its a proven fact that no team has ever won anything with those kinds of players on the roster.

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I would like Vrbata if he is somehow available at the deadline.

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I would like Vrbata if he is somehow available at the deadline.
That would be a good option. However, I think that Phoenix are more interested in acquiring a top-six forward, instead of trading one away.

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