Proposal: Flyers & Bruins

Discussion in 'Trade Rumors and Free Agent Talk' started by IhateEveryone, Aug 16, 2017.

  1. MagicalRazor

    MagicalRazor Registered User

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    :bruins: Shayne Gostisbehere + 2018 1st Or 2019 Bostons choice

    Acquire

    :flyers: David Pastrnak


    Boston could use a nice young Defense man

    Flyers have a surplus of young defense man that look pretty promising so i think they can afford to trade one for some major forward help.

    Pastrnak would steller on Claude Giroux wing


    Didn't see there was allready a flyers boston thread on David Pastrnak MY APOLOGIZES
     
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    Bruins don't need any young defenseman.

    They need Pastrnak more. Pass.
     
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    Flyers overpay big time. I'm not sure why we are including a 1st. No, thanks. We'll keep Ghost.
     
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    1 for 1 I am open for a discussion.

    The 1st rounder makes it a "No" for me.
     
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    Love Gostisbehere and wanted him so bad after seeing him in college.

    Unfortunately, the Bruins are pretty set on their right side for the future with McAvoy/Carlo in the top 4, and ultimately his skill-set is fairly redundant with Krug on the team anyways. They can't really afford to move their only good RW for anything less than a legit #1D, even if they end up having to add.

    FWIW I don't think that's enough value anyways. I think Krug is the better player between the two, but even if you consider them as equals, there's no way I'd move Pastrnak for Krug + 1st. Especially once you factor in the addition of Pastrnak + Elliot + progression by Konecny/Provorov and maybe Patrick's impact, there's a real good chance neither of those are even lottery picks. I'm not sure value-wise adding even both picks get you there.
     
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    And elite wingers don't return #1 Dmen anymore (see: Hall for Larsson), so with the rest of your post in mind I just dont see any trade happening here that benefits both teams.
     
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    Bruins already have something similar in Krug.

    IMO neither side would do this. PHI finally has that defensive depth they've been looking for all these years.
     
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    Really doesn't make sense for either side. Bruins are low on RW depth as it is.
     
  9. SpeakingOfTheDevils

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    Both sides decline.

    Flyers can't really entertain trading Ghost unless/until their other young defensemen (Sanheim/Myers/Morin/Hagg) prove themselves.
     
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    I wish we could sticky this. Thanks for understanding.
     
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    I think both sides would decline this.
     
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    usually when both teams decline its a good trade says the hockey world Torts "When both teams feel like they lost and feel like the other team got the better deal , its a good trade" Lol
     
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    That works for value. The Bruins wouldn't trade a winger for a d man, they don't need a d man.

    Your proposal doesn't even sniff the position needs of the Bruins.
     
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    that would be a steal for flyers even given Ghost's friendly contract..flyers dont need to stack the pipeline much more trading ghost and a 1st for Pasta gets them closer to contention
     
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    If you operate under the assumption that our prospects will all pan out, sure. But we dont have the privilege of using the crystal ball, so I wouldn't make this move. If we make this and the prospects dont turn out as intended, it takes us evern further from contention, as we'd be trading one of our only 3 top 4 defenseman for a RW, which is already a position of strength (Voracek, Simmonds, Konecny are all RW).
     
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    Yes, it should be stickied.

    Hextall has molded the Flyers' D pipeline much like Shero has molded the Devils' forward pool. Gostisbehere can't be moved until Sanheim/Myers/Morin/Hagg excel at the NHL level, just like, say, Zacha can't be moved until Hischier/McLeod/Quenneville succeed in the bigs.

    Both teams have a promising young surplus, but that surplus isn't proven yet. Trading from the stock today is an unwise gamble. Slow and steady wins the race.
     
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    all very fair points, in other threads i had mentioned how moving Ghost would be ideal in 2 years when he bounces back like we know he will and some of the aforementioned guys prove their worth but if Pasta was readily available in front of me i would be inclined to take it and run. Maybe TK could try LW and if not maybe you look at trading a RW on the roster...not very often a 21 year old 70 point player is dangled out there (if the reports are true)
     
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    Konecny is already playing off-wing, which means acquiring another RW is less than ideal. Pasta is an improvement over at least 2 of the 3, so im not saying it cant be done. But theres also the issue of Salary cap to consider as well. If Pasta wants 7, that means Him, G and Vora combine for like 23 mil. Given our youth, its manageable, but far from ideal.

    I'd explore the idea, and while i wouldn't stop following the team if they moved Ghost for Pasta (assuming they have a Simmonds trade lined up after (Spitballing: Vatanen+(?)), It seems like it would necessitate a lot of 'additional' moves to re-balance the roster.
     
  19. Curufinwe

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    I think the Bruins would be insane to move Pastrnak for anything but a huge overpayment. He scored 70 points as a 20 year old for god's sake.
     
  20. Number1RedWingsFan52

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    Yup agree with the other posters, Both team decline the trade.
     
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    I odd trade does not make it a trend to expect to carry on forever.

    I think the OP is on the right track for fair value. Ghost and a 1st is close in value. Whether it address the Bruins needs is another issue.
     
  22. Montecristo

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    Boston doesn't have a need for a defensemen with ghosts profile. Krug is very similar to him and it's not common a team carries 2 mostly offensive and undersized guys. They'd need a dman more polished defensively left shot with strong skating and size
     
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    I don't see how Ghost + 1st is close value. Looking at what dmen signed for this offseason and what Ghost is signed for has to come into play.

    Obviously, the Flyers have to add a plus but a 1st seems steep.
     
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    I'd rather do the Simmonds trade in the other thread if Philly added a quality + to him.

    Not interested in this.
     

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