HFBoards

Go Back   HFBoards > General Hockey Discussion > Trade Rumors and Free Agent Talk
Trade Rumors and Free Agent Talk Trade rumors, transactions, and free agent talk. Rumors must contain the word RUMOR in post title. Proposals must contain the word PROPOSAL in post title.

Ottawa/LA Proposal

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old
02-03-2004, 06:17 PM
  #26
Legionnaire
Kill! Jeff, Kill!!!
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: LA-LA Land
Country: United States
Posts: 34,148
vCash: 500
Well he did spend parts of three seasons with the Blues, and 28 games with the Rangers.

Legionnaire is offline  
Old
02-03-2004, 06:18 PM
  #27
willie
Registered User
 
willie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Country: United Nations
Posts: 3,977
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by punchy1
Lappy has only been a King.
(St. Louis and New York...)

Quote:
Funny how some would under value him
Huh? I haven't seen him underrated at all. Most people seem to think Vermette is worth slightly more than him (which is an accurate assesment) but that the deal is pretty balanced and makes reasonable sense.

Quote:
Lappy would be considered an all star caliber gritty forward if he were on the Sens/Leafs/Devils etc.
No. No he wouldn't. He would be considered a quality role player like he is now with slightly more recognition.

willie is offline  
Old
02-03-2004, 06:28 PM
  #28
nikolai19
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Corona, CA
Country: Belarus
Posts: 2,308
vCash: 500
If LA can get a deal for Vermette by dealing Lappy it really helps Ottawa but not LA. Not taking anything away from Vermette who is going to be good, but LA would probably be asking for a defenseman instead. With Miller's timetable unknown, Visnovsky just placed on IR, it was said in the paper that Murray might play Kip Brennan on defense in Calgary tonight.

Sure, LA could take Vermette and take their chances on guys like Ziska and Gleason for the rest of the year, but it doesn't seem likely.

Also Vermette has the most value, but I would think that possibly Dave Taylor would be inquiring about Pothier, Rachunek, or Volchenkov. Now granted, something would have to be added to pry Rachunek or Volchenkov, but Pothier or possibly even Shane Hnidy may be someone that would be interesting for LA.

One major point is that of financials. Lappy is a free agent. He isn't going to command a boat load of money, so why would LA trade him? He provides great leadership, still drops gloves if he has too, and is good for 10 goals and 20 points per season, all while being fairly defensively responsible.

This is definitely a deadline deal if it's going to happen, but with both teams in a playoff spot right now, deals are difficult to come by, because both teams won't want to change chemistry all that much.

nikolai19 is offline  
Old
02-03-2004, 09:28 PM
  #29
sensfan18
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: London/Ottawa
Posts: 986
vCash: 500
Pothier and some sort of pick then? Or how about we give you Pothier and Shastlivy? Please

sensfan18 is offline  
Closed Thread

Forum Jump


Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:21 AM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"
Contact Us - HFBoards - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Use - Advertise - Top - AdChoices

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2014 All Rights Reserved.