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(MIN / NJD) - Lööv for Bertschy, Lucia

Who won the trade?
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Feb 8, 2018 at 1:08
#1
A trade between Minnesota Wild and New Jersey Devils has been confirmed.
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Feb 8, 2018 at 1:45
#2
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Meaningless trade whatever
Feb 8, 2018 at 2:50
#3
rangersandislesfan
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So many minor deals
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Feb 8, 2018 at 2:54
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rangersandislesfan
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Wow, huge news for the Devils ... they just got Mario L ... ucia.
Feb 8, 2018 at 3:08
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MN opening a contract slot makes it a win for them.
Feb 8, 2018 at 3:22
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Habs/Pens fan
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applaud
Feb 8, 2018 at 5:14
#7
Oui non grille-pain
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It does clear a contract spot, but MIN still got a guy who's cleared waivers multiple times in exchange for two players who still have the potential to crack somebody's bottom six. They should've shed a guy who's done growing, such as Zach Palmquist or Pat Cannone.
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Feb 8, 2018 at 5:38
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Minnesota got hosed giving up 2 potential NHL players for a career AHL’er
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Feb 8, 2018 at 6:22
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rangersandislesfan
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Quoting: Clubkid75
Minnesota got hosed giving up 2 potential NHL players for a career AHL’er


Loov is a potential NHLer
Feb 8, 2018 at 7:04
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Quoting: rangersandislesfan
Loov is a potential NHLer


Potential 7th defenseman at best
Feb 8, 2018 at 7:08
#11
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y'all overanalyze these things way too much. it's a trade of players playing in the AHL (that happen to be on NHL contracts), and also the Wild drop back to 49 contracts, which helps for the upcoming trade deadline. really all there is to it.
Feb 8, 2018 at 8:18
#12
Oui non grille-pain
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Quoting: DragonRaptorHybrid
y'all overanalyze these things way too much. it's a trade of players playing in the AHL (that happen to be on NHL contracts), and also the Wild drop back to 49 contracts, which helps for the upcoming trade deadline. really all there is to it.


It shouldn't have been these guys, though. Loov is still stuck on the depth chart behind potential call-ups in Ryan Murphy and Carson Soucy, so he shouldn't see NHL ice for the Wild. I'd put money on both Bertschy and Lucia playing on NJ's 4th line next season.
Feb 8, 2018 at 9:28
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rangersandislesfan
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Quoting: Clubkid75
Potential 7th defenseman at best


He has the potential to become a top 6 guy (even if it's not too likely).
Feb 8, 2018 at 11:13
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Quoting: Icegirl
It shouldn't have been these guys, though. Loov is still stuck on the depth chart behind potential call-ups in Ryan Murphy and Carson Soucy, so he shouldn't see NHL ice for the Wild. I'd put money on both Bertschy and Lucia playing on NJ's 4th line next season.
mmmm, I'd pump the brakes on that last statement. the Devils already have a number of players they'd probably eye for the 4th line over Bertschy and Lucia: Stefan Noesen, Miles Wood, Blake Coleman, Blake Pietila, Nick Lappin, and maybe Kevin Rooney. I would guess management gives them the first crack at the 4th line.
Feb 9, 2018 at 12:12
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Quoting: rangersandislesfan
He has the potential to become a top 6 guy (even if it's not too likely).


I just can’t show any love for Loov Sticking Out Tongue
Feb 9, 2018 at 4:48
#16
LongtimeLeafsufferer
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Have a soft spot for Loov. Unfortunately he seemed to just a good in his first two years in the AHL as he is now. When he was at his best, he was like Danny Markov. Unfortunately there were few of those games.
Feb 14, 2018 at 3:31
#17
Red Wings GM V3
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I am hoping that Lucia is going to make a jump into the NHL some time soon.
 
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