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(OTT/CHI) - Smith for Anisimov

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Jul 16, 2019 at 2:54
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Jul 16, 2019 at 2:57
#2
Ragsandbluesfan
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For gods sake stan
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Jul 16, 2019 at 2:57
#3
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For the first time ever, both teams lost a trade
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Jul 16, 2019 at 2:58
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Blues GM v4
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What's even the point of this lmao
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Jul 16, 2019 at 3:03
#5
N/a
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Make no sense lol. If smith had 1 year left I’d be down with it but that extra year paying a bottom 6 forward that much could cause issues in cap space to sign cat and strome. Eh move for the now cuz we have space to sign perlini but a clusterf**k of forwards now.
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Jul 16, 2019 at 3:04
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Ragsandbluesfan
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Quoting: krakowitz
What's even the point of this lmao


Cap space I guess
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Jul 16, 2019 at 3:09
#7
GoJetsGo
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The Sens now have three third line centers.
Good move though, Anisimov is an upgrade on Smith and could get a second or third as a rental. It also helps Ottawa get to the floor.
Jul 16, 2019 at 3:09
#8
Hugh Hefner of CF
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Once again, what in the blue hell is Stan doing
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Jul 16, 2019 at 3:20
#9
i hope ur hungry now
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Quoting: capfriendlyaccount
The Sens now have three third line centers.
Good move though, Anisimov is an upgrade on Smith and could get a second or third as a rental. It also helps Ottawa get to the floor.


Needs to get a fourth third line center
Jul 16, 2019 at 3:23
#10
GoJetsGo
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Quoting: SpaghettiPasta
Needs to get a fourth third line center


Chicago has the perfect guy. His name is Zack Smith! sarcasm
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Jul 16, 2019 at 3:24
#11
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I get why this had to happen, but man I am really going to miss Zack Smith. 600 games over 10 years. Ottawa loses a big part of our community, and a huge leader in the room.
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Jul 16, 2019 at 3:37
#12
rangersandislesfan
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Wow! The Ottawa Senators made a good trade!
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Jul 16, 2019 at 3:39
#13
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Stan Bowman should not be allowed to trade XD
Jul 16, 2019 at 3:41
#14
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Sens get the better player with the higher AAV that they have to pay less. AA also has no trade protection so he is easier to trade. Ottawa wins this in every sense

"Waivers" - Max Domi 2019
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Jul 16, 2019 at 3:47
#15
exo2769
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Edited Jul 16, 2019 at 3:57
If this was the best Stan could get...why didn't he just waive AA first? You could have "seen the market speak" and maybe not even had a $3.25M cap hit. Stan would have known for sure rather than taking on Smith. While Smith is $1.25M less...he's also a worse player with a modified NTC.
Jul 16, 2019 at 3:50
#16
Majors and minors
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Where Chicago unloads a 4.5 mil Anisamov for Smith, Ottawa could have asked for a slight bit more, ie, Highmore or somebody to make up for the diff in $$.
Jul 16, 2019 at 4:02
#17
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Quoting: krakowitz
What's even the point of this lmao


Ottawa pays less actual $$$ and the cap hit is higher
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Jul 16, 2019 at 4:12
#18
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Quoting: krakowitz
What's even the point of this lmao


I give CHI the slight, very slight edge b/c of the extra cap space. But Anisimov is def. still a way better player. Maybe CHI is gonna make a play for a UFA???
Jul 16, 2019 at 4:16
#19
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CHI saves money but OTT gets the better player. I guess its a win-win?
Jul 16, 2019 at 4:22
#20
AwesomeMatthews
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WTF! You wonder how the Blackhawks ever won a cup
Jul 16, 2019 at 4:25
#21
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Quoting: Trickster
Once again, what in the blue hell is Stan doing


he's upgraded the stuff he's smoking apparently.
if i were a Blackhawks fan, i's be cheesed off.
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Jul 16, 2019 at 4:31
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rangersandislesfan
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Jokiharju+Anisimov
for
Nylander+Smith
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Jul 16, 2019 at 4:50
#23
#DisruptTheNight
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As a Lightning fan I love it
Jul 16, 2019 at 5:00
#24
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Quoting: capfriendlyaccount
The Sens now have three third line centers.
Good move though, Anisimov is an upgrade on Smith and could get a second or third as a rental. It also helps Ottawa get to the floor.


Ottawa didn't need help getting to the floor, after signing all their own RFA they would hit the floor.
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Jul 16, 2019 at 5:10
#25
GoJetsGo
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Quoting: pharrow
Ottawa didn't need help getting to the floor, after signing all their own RFA they would hit the floor.


Yeah I guess. It's nice to be a little bit above though for more flexibility.
 
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