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  • gunslinger3002 gunslinger3002 Feb 7, 2013 7:37 AM Flag

    Ovy keeper trade help!!

    H2H, g a +/- pim fw ppp shg sog hits blks. I was offered Ovy, backs(wash), Heatley, 1st rd pick and Tarasenko for my Toews, Giroux, B. Ryan, 3rd rd pick.
    My keepers ( 8 total) would then be Crosby, Ovy, Vanek, sharp, Kopitar, rinne, Tarasenko, and backs. Do I make the move? Other than losing some FW I think I still might do it, what do you guys think?

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      • I would do this deal. First, the Capitals buying out Ovechkin's contract and sending him back to Russia is one of the more ridiculous things I have read on here. Next, 2 best players in the deal? In this league Other than FW Ovechkin is STILL better than Toews and Giroux. Sure the guy has started off slow and everyone seems to have given up on Ovechkin completely, but he takes way more shots (even with him shooting less than he has in the past so far) than both of these guys, hits way more and scores more goals. Ovechkin also isn't old by any means. And although giroux and teows are the next two best players Backstrom, imo is still very close to Toews. Giving up on both Ovechkin and Backstrom at this point makes no sense. The team has a brand new coach, its going to take time to figure out the system and get things going. Tarasenko and Ryan and pretty close imo, but I think I would go with Tarasenko. And even if you disagree with the Ovechkin being better than Giroux or if you think toews is way better than Backstrom, you are getting Heatley to make up for any of those disagreements. And than on top of that you swap a 3rd round pick for a 1st round pick. You're buying low on Ovechkin and Backstrom if you do this deal imo.

    • No WAY you do this deal. You're giving up the two best players in the deal by a long shot. Both Ov and Backstrom have low value right now. Don't give up two stars for them.

    • Talent/Age is fair but I'd rather keep what you have. I'd be concerned with a drastic move by the Capitals to buy out Ovechkin, sending him back to Russia. If you can get Backstrom + 1st for Ryan + 3rd I like that deal for you long term.


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