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(PIT/MTL) - Matheson for Petry, Poehling

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Jul. 16 at 3:33 p.m.
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Trade confirmed: Montreal Canadiens - Pittsburgh Penguins
Trade Details
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Michael Matheson · $4,875,000$4,875,000$4,000,000
2023 4th round pick (PIT)
Sum: $4,875,000$4,875,000$4,000,000
Change: -$2,125,000
Change: -$2,125,000
Change: -$4,250,000
Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire:
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Jeff Petry · $6,250,000$6,250,000$7,500,000
Ryan Poehling · $750,000$750,000$750,000
Sum: $7,000,000$7,000,000$8,250,000
Change: +$2,125,000
Change: +$2,125,000
Change: +$4,250,000
Jul. 16 at 3:34 p.m.
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Just Keep Swimming
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Matheson was terrible in Florida but was really turning it around in Pittsburgh. I am really interested to see how he works out in Montreal now because it will show whether or not it was him figuring it out or something systemically that the Pens were doing to help him exploit his value. Lot of term at a big aav though to take that risk.

Petry has been good in the past but is old and in decline, but if last year was an abhoration then who knows this could be great for PGH but again a mid term at a very high aav carries a lot of risk.


Just an interesting trade all around with a lot of potential downside for all inolved.
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Jul. 16 at 3:34 p.m.
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AND HABS FANS WANTED BOURQUE + A 1ST 😂😂😂😂
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Jul. 16 at 3:34 p.m.
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Seems like I was right
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Jul. 16 at 3:34 p.m.
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Can't say I'm super satisfied with the return, but we're far from the days people were saying it'd take a 1st to offload Petry.

The market was set by McDonagh & Petry - teams are too tight to the cap and MTL didn't want to retain. Poehling was going to be lost on waivers as well.
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Jul. 16 at 3:34 p.m.
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While im happy Matheson is gone im not happy we in a sense replaced Marino with Petry.

Would have preferred it if we never signed Rutta and went with

Dumo-Letang
Petey-Petry
POJ-Marino
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Jul. 16 at 3:35 p.m.
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Lane Hutson
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Quoting: biased_leafs_fan
AND HABS FANS WANTED BOURQUE + A 1ST 😂😂😂😂


Fans of other teams (certainly not the Red Wings) were demanding the 1st overall pick to be attached to Petry.
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Jul. 16 at 3:35 p.m.
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The winner of this trade depends on what version of Matheson MTL gets.
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Jul. 16 at 3:36 p.m.
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Josies on vacation
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Matheson was terrible in Florida but was really turning it around in Pittsburgh. I am really interested to see how he works out in Montreal now because it will show whether or not it was him figuring it out or something systemically that the Pens were doing to help him exploit his value. Lot of term at a big aav though to take that risk.

Petry has been good in the past but is old and in decline, but if last year was an abhoration then who knows this could be great for PGH but again a mid term at a very high aav carries a lot of risk.


Just an interesting trade all around with a lot of potential downside for all inolved.


I find Pittsburgh's system often brings out the best in players. Remember how good Ceci was for them. Now often these guys once they leave see a regression. Now for Matheson I dont think its gonna be a big one but I feel hes gonna be between what he was in Florida and Pittsburgh
Jul. 16 at 3:36 p.m.
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This looks like one of those random chel trades
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Jul. 16 at 3:36 p.m.
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Poehling is a throwaway player.

So it becomes Matheson + 4th for Petry.

Matheson is 6 years younger and signed for 1 more year than Petry, costs $1.4 Million Less and will likely remain as a top 4 defensemen throughout his entire contract wheras Petry will likely start regressing in the next 2 or 3 years. I do like this trade for Montreal, but I voted fair trade because I think both teams do well here.
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Jul. 16 at 3:37 p.m.
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Caps fan idk why
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Penguins GM should have just called off today....
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Jul. 16 at 3:37 p.m.
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Steal for Pittsburgh, id much rather have Petry than Matheson, Petry may be more expensive but he’s better than Matheson and I don’t like the term on Matheson
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Jul. 16 at 3:38 p.m.
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Well there you have it. Now our D is stacked. This isn't the last move. But I'll take Petry and Smith over Matheson and Marino every day of the week and twice on game night. Matheson's defensive positioning was atrocious. Marino was overrated as ****. Now we have a guy who is a legit top pair player and a high upside offensive guy who can certainly at the very least pull off a good Matheson impression.

Hexy is on one boys
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Jul. 16 at 3:38 p.m.
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I would've kept Marino and Matheson over Smith and Petry
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Jul. 16 at 3:39 p.m.
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don't understand this trade for pittsburgh. first they traded their young, defensive rhd for a younger, offensive lhd. then they trade a two-way lhd in his prime for a more expensive, over the hill offensive rhd.
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Jul. 16 at 3:39 p.m.
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Quoting: A_Habs_fan
Steal for Pittsburgh, id much rather have Petry than Matheson, Petry may be more expensive but he’s better than Matheson and I don’t like the term on Matheson


Petry is also 34 and is signed longer term which is sketchy. Obviously Petry is the better player, but we get younger and more cap space. Poehling was terrible last year and would've gotten claimed on waivers this season. It's a good deal.
Jul. 16 at 3:40 p.m.
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I’ll be honest, I don’t get this trade for either side

Petry is the older Dman, had a okay but not a good season, makes more money
Poehling is screwed, Pittsburgh is not the right place to go if he wants any chance at a thorough career

Matheson is very hit or miss, had a better year than Petry yes, but is still shaky, 4 years left could cause trouble for younger Dman to get into the roster, if he falls back to Florida Matheson, good luck Habs
Jul. 16 at 3:40 p.m.
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Luke Hughes
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I could have sworn a Canadiens fan telling me that Petry will get traded for a first
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Jul. 16 at 3:41 p.m.
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HAHAHAHA where were all the Habs fans saying Petry would get a 1st back.
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Jul. 16 at 3:41 p.m.
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Saw a post earlier this week where Petry>Schmidt lol
Jul. 16 at 3:41 p.m.
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Poor Montréal fans, no more 1st and Bourque trades for Petry. Oh well, I'm sure there's other players on your team you can overvalue.
Jul. 16 at 3:41 p.m.
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Jeff Petry had massive value still tho
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Jul. 16 at 3:42 p.m.
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Haha so much for those Petry for 5 firsts and McDavid.
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Jul. 16 at 3:43 p.m.
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I really don't know what to say about this
 
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