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2023-24 General Trades & Signings

Started by herman, November 08, 2023, 03:19:42 PM

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herman

What we're seeing are two teams that haven't had much playoff success lately catching fire and just going for it. We've also beaten them both while dealing with injuries and substandard performances this season. Edmonton is probably the next to bite on something.

https://twitter.com/reporterchris/status/1753451053838741853
Tidy bit of business by Montreal though!
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cw

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Quote from: Frank E on February 02, 2024, 01:37:46 PM
Quote from: cw on February 02, 2024, 11:56:31 AM
Quote from: CarltonTheBear on February 02, 2024, 11:12:27 AMhttps://twitter.com/FriedgeHNIC/status/1753450968258052161

Absolute lunacy. I get the cap hit stuff but this dudes a 3C and pending UFA.

edit: and they don't even get any retention either

I agree.

We need to kidnap Treliving et al until after the deadline.

Lindholm deal raised the bar.

The bidding on Tanev will be nuts.

On the flip side...does this add fuel to the "selloff assets" fire?

If I were GM, that would be a top priority to look at.
But MLSE board is unlikely to go along with it.

My hesitation is you should have a better idea as to how the scenario is likely to play out.
Part of that is, if you have your fire sale, how will you fix the roster?
Some of the answer lies in the UFA market. At a glance, that doesn't look really great this summer.

My priority would be to fix the top 4 D. I think they need two of them.
Rielly ______ (UFA?)
McCabe ______ (Trade?)
Benoit Liljegren

That priority assumes Woll is probably going to be their Cup winning goalie. Is he able?
Woll
Jones?
Hildeby?

Then they have to fill in the forwards

_______ Matthews Nylander
_______ Tavares  Marner
Knies  ________  Jarnkrok
_______ Kampf  _______
(maybe Knies is top 6 ..)
Robertson - does he fit?
Is Minten going to be able to help next season?
Holmberg probably can help.
etc

And it all has to fit under the cap

Presumably a fire sale could help fill a couple of the holes providing more young assets for trades to help make up for a thinner UFA market for what they need.

Because they have few young assets to trade, they will be more reliant on the UFA market to fix the roster.

My suspicion is that it gives them a better chance to be a real contender next season as they definitely do not have enough young assets to burn to make them a real contender this season. But I'd want a little more clarity on the UFA market and how likely it would be to help. Part of that is because they got left at the top 4 dman alter in the UFA market last year. And I'd want some better idea of what I think I could trade for before I committed - maybe in the summer when prices are hopefully more reasonable.

Loosely, that would be my thought process.

herman

https://twitter.com/aportzline/status/1760834094693228628
Dubas finally gets the guy he wanted to draft and it only took trading Nylander.
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bustaheims

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Frank E

Grushnikov doesn't seem to be a top prospect.

A 2nd and maybe a third plus a prayer, so this seems to be affordable currency for a good UFA RHD?

CarltonTheBear

https://twitter.com/CapFriendly/status/1763017212607054177

Dallas gets Tanev with 75% retention for a late 2024 2nd round draft pick, a 2026 3rd round draft pick that only gets sent if the Stars advance to the Finals this year, their 10th best prospect (per the Athletic's rankings this month), and a 2026 4th rounder.

That's kind of a steal for them.

herman

Flames didn't want to be seen dealing with Treliving? Or pumping Vancouver's tires?
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CarltonTheBear

I'd love to know what Treliving was offering for the Tanev+Zadorov package earlier this season.

Guilt Trip


herman

https://twitter.com/kevinweekes/status/1763032985236865036
*juicy wet fart noises*

We can get Tanev in the offseason for a Giordano-y deal if he's up for it.
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Bender

Quote from: herman on February 28, 2024, 10:18:19 PMhttps://twitter.com/kevinweekes/status/1763032985236865036
*juicy wet fart noises*

We can get Tanev in the offseason for a Giordano-y deal if he's up for it.

Lame. So they'd rather go for a crappy deal instead?
"They say you can judge a man by the company he keeps. So here is the professor's oldest friend, a grotesque, stinking lobster." - Bender

Zanzibar Buck-Buck McFate

What next?

https://mapleleafshotstove.com/2024/02/29/with-chris-tanev-landing-in-dallas-where-does-it-leave-brad-treliving-and-the-maple-leafs/

Spoiler alert: we're boinked.  You can tell we're boinked because Tyson Barrie is mentioned as an option, all of which are lousy.  Of the names they list, I think I would bring back Boosh for next to nothing and hope for the best.

Bender

Quote from: Zanzibar Buck-Buck McFate on February 28, 2024, 11:56:28 PMWhat next?

https://mapleleafshotstove.com/2024/02/29/with-chris-tanev-landing-in-dallas-where-does-it-leave-brad-treliving-and-the-maple-leafs/

Spoiler alert: we're boinked.  You can tell we're boinked because Tyson Barrie is mentioned as an option, all of which are lousy.  Of the names they list, I think I would bring back Boosh for next to nothing and hope for the best.

I've heard Adam Larsson also mentioned. I think Tanev or boinked is an overstatement.
"They say you can judge a man by the company he keeps. So here is the professor's oldest friend, a grotesque, stinking lobster." - Bender