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Tyler_A10

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Chicago Blackhawks
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Toronto Maple Leafs
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Forum: Armchair-GMJun 22 at 3:47
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Forum: Armchair-GMJun 6 at 8:15
<div class="quote"><div class="quote_t">Quoting: <b>Windjammer</b></div><div>Sure the deal benefits Chicago greatly, but sticks Winnipeg or whoever takes Keith with with a declining 38 year old defenseman with a bad contract for another two years. Teams aren't going to do that just for the heck of it. Look what Toronto had to give up to dump one year of Marleau's contract and tack on more because Keith's contract is worse.

Keith may have value to Chicago fans for all the good ol' days, but every other team couldn't care less about that "value".</div></div>

You genuinely didn’t even read any of what I said properly. So I’ll lay it out for you
1. After salary retention Keith’s contract is far less than half of what Marleaus was. It’s not even close to being as bad as Marleaus and I don’t understand how you could view it the other way.
2. I recognize Keith is bad, you recognize Keith is bad. Teams still value his leadership and experience, especially a guy like Chevy.
3. The only reason the Marleau deal happened is because the Leafs needed to pay Marner. That’s literally the only reason that trade occurred. Do you think they gave up a first just because? No it’s because they needed to pay their stars. The Hawks are not in that situation and in order for a team to get Keith, it’s because that team wants him. Not because the hawks want to get rid of him. If you don’t think a team should trade for Keith, fine, but the hawks will not be decreasing in draft capital for a player they don’t NEED to get rid of. And besides, considering what some teams are paying players, Duncan Keith on a 2.8 cap hit for a new team is far from the worst deal in hockey.
Forum: Armchair-GMJun 6 at 6:35
<div class="quote"><div class="quote_t">Quoting: <b>Billy12Bob</b></div><div>Detroit is in a rebuild, they want to add players and picks not trade them away.
You're asking Detroit to give up nine (9!) assets and only want to give one back?

Raymond and Veleno together will put up more points than Eichel does, already there this deal is a dud.

You have to consider the needs of both teams in a trade not just your own wishes</div></div>

Opportunities to acquire a 24 year old center who already has multiple seasons over 80 point paces do not come by often. He’s the surest of sure things on the trade market and instantly raises the floor and ceiling of this organization moving forward. You could say “he didn’t do that with the Sabres” but the Red Wings actually have good prospects and young players like Vrana, Larkin, Zadina, Seider and Hronek who are already good right now. Nobody else the red wings have comes close to the ceiling of Eichel, unless you wanna suck these next two years and pray for Wright or Bedard. And besides, that’s still a possibility as you don’t trade your 2022 or 2023 first round pick.

On another note, what the Sabres truly lack in their organization is any level of prospect depth. The Sabres aren’t getting anything close to a player of Eichels potential in this deal, (even though I do like Raymond but he isn’t that level) but that’s why the deal is 9 pieces. To improve the depth of their prospect pool on top of a few high end prospect options. The Wings have boatloads of prospects and picks, this doesn’t even put a dent in their system while also guaranteeing elite 1C play for the next 10 years.
Forum: Armchair-GMJun 6 at 12:04