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Ristolainen traded to Philly

Started by CarltonTheBear, July 23, 2021, 02:03:45 PM

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Zee

FIRST ROUND PICK ARE THEY NUTS?  ;D ;D ;D ;D

CarltonTheBear

I'm only upset that Philly outbid Montreal.

bustaheims

I mean, if you want a defenceman who doesn't play defence...
"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts." - Daniel Patrick Moynihan

louisstamos

There's got to be retained salary if a 1st in involved...

Deebo

They paid picks to dump Ghostibehere to use the space + more picks to get this guy?

Zee

Cliff taught his boy well, draft shmaft

Zanzibar Buck-Buck McFate

You guys are vastly underestimating Ragin' Rasmus "The Rhino" Ristolainen


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Nik


It does sound like a lot but I wonder if this isn't a sign that GMs maybe don't think much of this draft given the limited info they have.
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Deebo

Quote from: Nik on July 23, 2021, 02:40:28 PM

It does sound like a lot but I wonder if this isn't a sign that GMs maybe don't think much of this draft given the limited info they have.

Only the 1st from the Ristolainen deal is in this years draft.

The other 3 are from future drafts.

2023 2nd in the Ristolainen deal, 2022 2nd and 7th in the Gostisbehere deal.

Nik

Quote from: Deebo on July 23, 2021, 02:43:43 PM
Only the 1st from the Ristolainen deal is in this years draft.

The rest are from future drafts.

It's only two picks, isn't it?
I wish to hell I'd never said "Winning isn't everything it's the only thing". What I believe is, if you go out on a football field, or any endeavour in life, and you leave every fibre of what you have on the field, then you've won.
- Vince Lombardi

Deebo

Quote from: Nik on July 23, 2021, 02:44:44 PM
Quote from: Deebo on July 23, 2021, 02:43:43 PM
Only the 1st from the Ristolainen deal is in this years draft.

The rest are from future drafts.

It's only two picks, isn't it?

see edit, including the Gostisbehere trade

Nik

Quote from: Deebo on July 23, 2021, 02:45:16 PM
see edit, including the Gostisbehere trade

Ah. My comment was really only about this trade, where the #14 pick seems to be the big piece, and not about other moves.
I wish to hell I'd never said "Winning isn't everything it's the only thing". What I believe is, if you go out on a football field, or any endeavour in life, and you leave every fibre of what you have on the field, then you've won.
- Vince Lombardi

louisstamos

While I get that Ristolainen is an RHD, and that automatically increases anyone's value, but...if that's what he's worth, you'd think Rielly would be worth at least the same right?

Would you trade Rielly for this kind of return?  I might.

Nik

Quote from: louisstamos on July 23, 2021, 02:57:30 PM
Would you trade Rielly for this kind of return?  I might.

Nah.

Obviously if Rielly comes out and asking 8 or 9 million plus you have to think about looking elsewhere but this return would do very little to help the team.
I wish to hell I'd never said "Winning isn't everything it's the only thing". What I believe is, if you go out on a football field, or any endeavour in life, and you leave every fibre of what you have on the field, then you've won.
- Vince Lombardi