Proposal: Burakovsky/Saad

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  1. dillyboy93

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    What would the cost be to make a swap of the two? I think obviously something else would have to go with Burakovsky to even salaries but I think that both could use a change of scenery. The Capitals have seemed to do well with adding those struggling players that needed a change.
     
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    Looking at Cap Friendly, I don't think it can work.

    Washington has 0$ in cap.

    Burakovsky's hit is 3M
    Saad's is 6M

    Washington doesn't have any dead weight contracts they can send to Chicago.

    Eller's hit is 3.5M but Washington isn't trading Burakovsky + Eller for Saad. That's a downgrade for them.

    Maybe Orlov + Burakovsky for Saad + Manning + 2019 2nd + 2020 2nd
    But I still don't think Washington comes out ahead unless those end up being good picks.
     
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    I’d do it quite easily but the cap doesnt work and Capitals dont really have anything they’d like to dump. And Hawks wont retain.

    Hopefully @Kevin Musto wasnt serious with that Orlov proposal because the difference between Saad and Burakovsky isnt Orlov and we would still add Manning? Those picks means nothing also.
     
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    You're kidding, right? Orlov's value trumps that of everyone else in this package EASILY. He's a 27 year old, cost controlled top pairing defenseman.
     
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    You're more or less spot on. Doesn't work for Washington cap wise, and Washington doesn't even consider trading Orlov.
     
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    My English may be far off, but I meant just what you said.
     
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    You mean Orlov is a LOT more than the gap between Burakovsky and Saad, right?

    I wouldn't trade Orlov for Saad straight up. No chance
     
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    Yes.

    And I would. Definitely.

    From Hawks perspective.
     
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    Sorry I know nothing about Orlov. Was just using him as an example based on his cap hit. Anyway we all agree a deal won't work here.

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