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Habsguy26's trades 16-20


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  1. 1. Who won the Detroit-Winnipeg trade?

    • Detroit
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    • Winnipeg
      2
  2. 2. Who won the Minnesota-Tampa Bay trade?

    • Minnesota
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    • Tampa Bay
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blog-0654347001329271961.jpgHey guys, this is part 7 of Trade Wars: Habsguy26 vs HF101. Please vote on the above trades and comment to tell us what kind of job we're doing! Its getting narrower and narrower as we go by and the end is near. So far, we have 8 of the needed 15 deals completed. They are as follows:

New York Rangers trade:

Wojtek Wolski, Artem Anisimov, Dan Girardi and a conditional 2012 1st round pick

(if the Rangers make it to the Eastern Conference Finals)

To the Calgary Flames for:

Jarome Iginla.

Vancouver Canucks trade

Robert Luongo

To the Florida Panthers for

Scott Clemmenson, Rasmus Bengtsson, Nick Bjugstad and Florida's 1st round pick in 2012

Buffalo Sabres trade:

Paul Gaustad, Patrick Kaleta, Andrej Sekera and a 2012 2nd round pick

to the Chicago Blackhawks for

Brandon Pirri, Kyle Beach, Nick Leddy and Andrew Shaw

Philadelphia Flyers trade

James Van Riemsdyke, Jody Shelley, Marc-Andre Bourdon and a 2012 2nd round draft pick

To the Los Angeles Kings for:

Jack Johnson, Trent Hunter and Thomas Hickey

Nashville Predators trade

Ryan Suter and Chet Pickard

To the Pittsburgh Penguins for

Paul Martin and Tyler Kennedy

The Toronto Maple Leafs offer:

Clarke MacArthur, Tyler Bozak and a 2012 1st round pick

to The Columbus Blue Jackets for

Jeff Carter

and the latest trades...

The Minnesota Wild trade:

Josh Harding

To the Tampa Bay Lightening for

Teddy Purcell and Carter Aston

The Detroit Red Wings trade:

Petr Mrazek, Landon Ferraro and a 2012 3rd round pick

to Winnipeg Jets for

Johnny Oduya and Chris Mason

I love these two trades. The Lightning acquire the goalie they need to make them an elite team at a little cost, and Winnipeg gets 2 great prospects for some veteran rentals.

Harding would be the Lightning's franchise goalie for the next 7 years or so, and I'll take this deal any day of the week. He hasn't had a real chance to start, but with Tampa, Harding will be the undisputed #1. In Tampa, we are deep in forwards with Stamkos, St.Louis, Lecavalier, Downie, Malone and now Connolly taking Purcell's spot rounding out the top 6, so his loss is not very big. Carter Ashton is the main piece going back to Minnesota in my eyes. He is a decent prospect (here is is prospect report ---> http://www.hockeysfu...s/carter_ashton) but we have two good prospects by the names of Richard Panik and Vladislav Namestnikov who make the loss not as painful.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wu_WgS1h8d8

Going to Detroit will be Johnny Oduya and Chris Mason, to solidify their lineups come this spring. Oduya was a staple in the New Jersey defence that won a few championships and will bring a good presence to Detroit and Chris Mason is a better back up than Ty Conklin/Joey MacDonald. Winnipeg receives a top-tier goalie prospect in Petr Mrazek, and a future second line centre in Landon Ferraro. This is definitely a rental trade, as we in Winnipeg will probably be selling come February 27th.

Now to discuss the other trades proposed by HF101 in his latest entry...

The Phoenix Coyotes offer:

Ray Whitney and a second round pick

To the Boston Bruins for

Jordan Caron

Offer Declined: I initially accepted this offer, but upon further examination I decided to decline. Caron is among our best prospects here in Boston and is already fitting nicely with our team in Boston. Ray Whitney would be a good addition for Boston to help us push deeper into the play offs, which is why I am going to counter offer.

Counter Offer:

Boston Bruins offer:

Jamie Arniel and a 2012 3rd round pick

to The Phoenix Coyotes for

Ray Whitney and a conditional 2012 2nd round pick (if Phoenix makes the playoffs)

This trade is better for both organizations in my opinion. Phoenix acquires a young, versatile prospect in Jamie Arniel ( here is his prospect profile ---> http://www.hockeysfuture.com/prospects/jamie_arniel) while we receive Whitney and an unlikely pick. Plus Phoenix gets a guaranteed 3rd rounder.

The Colorado Avalanche offer:

Kevin Porter

To the New York Islanders for

Milan Jurcina plus a conditional fifth round pick in the 2012 round draft (if Jurcina doesn't sign with the Avalanche)

Offer declined: Right now, I feel that Kevin Porter doesn't fit into the plans of the Islanders. We are looking to make the playoffs, and acquiring a prospect for a depth defenceman doesn't really make sense for us. Plus, I have plans for Colorado that I will address in my offer from Carolina.

The Dallas Stars offer:

Thomas Vincour

To the Carolina Hurricanes for

Tuomu Ruutu

Offer declined: I am declining this offer for 2 reasons: 1) Vincour is a decent prospect, but we don't feel he enough is worth Ruutu. and 2) We feel Ruutu would be a better fit for Colorado and I will address that in my offer to them later on in the blog.

The San Jose Sharks offer:

Jamie McGinn and a Fourth Round pick in the 2012 draft

To the Montreal Candiens for

Travis Moen

Offer declined: We are going to respectfully decline this trade because we feel that Travis Moen fits into our future plans and we wish to resign him in the summer. McGinn may be too good to pass up though, which is why I am going to propose another offer to HF since he appears to be interested in trading him.

The Anaheim Duck offer:

Saku Koivu and a third round conditional pick (if the Capitals do not play in the conference finals)

To the Washington Capitals for

Jeffery Schultz

Offer declined: I believe that the Washington Capitals have greater needs than Koivu and we address those needs in the offer to Edmonton

The Minnesota Wild offer:

Josh Harding

To the Tampa Bay Lightening for

Teddy Purcell and Carter Aston

Offer was accepted earlier in the blog

Now to send my offers out to HF101......

First offer:

The New Jersey Devils offer:

Vladimir Zharkov and a 2012 4th round pick

to The Dallas Stars for

Sheldon Souray

In Vladimir Zharkov, Dallas receives a good, two way NHL ready prospect who can play the power play and penalty kill ( here is his prospect profile ---> http://www.hockeysfu...ladimir_zharkov ) and would probably be ready to play for the Stars now. On our end of the deal, Jersey receives a defenceman who has had a solid bounce back season after playing on loan for Hershey last season. This would be Souray's second stint as the Devils, as they drafted him back in 1994. New Jersey could use him because we absolutely need to generate as much play off revenue as possible, and Souray would help us push further.

Second Offer:

The Carolina Hurricanes offer:

Tuomo Ruutu and Bryan Allen

to The Colorado Avalanche for

Joey Hishon, Cameron Gaunce and Tyson Barrie

Colorado will receive this years' cream of the crop when it comes to the trade deadline. Tuomo Ruutu would definitely help Colorado score a few goals and should Duchene or Statsny go down, Ruutu would be there to pick up the pieces. This year, Ruutu has 17 goals and 30 points, which would be good for 4th on Colorado. Additionally, Colorado would receive a very good depth defenceman Bryan Allen and would be capable of playing on Colorado's 2nd pairing with Jan Hejda. On our side, we receive 3 good prospects in Hishon, (http://www.hockeysfu...cts/joey_hishon) Gaunce, (http://www.hockeysfu.../cameron_gaunce) and Barrie (http://www.hockeysfu...ts/tyson_barrie). This move definitely puts Carolina in a great position heading forward and gives Colorado a good chance to go deep into the play offs.

Third Offer:

The Montreal Canadiens offer:

Andrei Kostitsyn, Hal Gill, Yannick Weber and a 2012 2nd round pick

To the San Jose Sharks for

Jamie McGinn and Marc-Edouard Vlasic

I really like Jamie McGinn and I think he is a great young forward who will score some goals, get into the gritty areas and drop the gloves occasionally. Marc-Edouard Vlasic is a key defenceman and would help the Habs tremendously. He is also french! Going to San Jose, will be consistent 20 goal scorer Andrei Kostitsyn (UFA), penalty killing defender Hal Gill (who is one of the reasons why the Habs penalty kill is one of the best in the league, also a UFA), a young, puck moving defenceman in Yannick Weber and a guaranteed 2nd round pick, which will probably end up being 31-39th overall. I think this is a good deal for both teams.

Fourth Offer:

The Ottawa Senators offer:

Filip Kuba

To the Anaheim Ducks for:

Jason Blake

A one for one deal. Straight up. Ducks get the depth defenceman they need to make a push and Ottawa gets Jason Blake, a veteran that would help balance the top 9. This deal also allows for some of Ottawa's younger defencemen like Jared Cowen or Brian Lee to step up and take a larger role on the team. I think this is a fair offer for both sides.

Fifth Offer:

The Washington Capitals offer:

Jeff Schultz, Mike Knuble, Braden Holtby, and a 2012 1st round pick (Colorado)

To the Edmonton Oilers for

Ales Hemsky, Magnus Paargarvi-Svensson and Cam Barker

Saved the big one for last. Edmonton gets Jeff Schultz, a guy who is capable of playing a 20 minute, mistake free hockey game, a power forward still capable of 20 goals, a future number one tender, and a top 15 pick for Ales Hemsky, someone who could benefit from playing with Ovechkin and Backstrom, or even Brooks Laich and Johansonn, a young forward in Svensson whose stock is dropping and Cam Barker, a former top 3 pick who hasn't lived up to any of the hype at all. But obviously, the main piece here is Hemsky, who I believe could have an 80 point season if he played 82 games with Ovechkin. This trade benefits both teams.

Okay guys there you have it. Part 7. HF will likely get part 8 up as soon as the end of this week, as we want to finish this before the deadline. Its getting narrow so the trades are becoming easier. Anyways, see you later, and happy hockey! Don't forget to leave a comment and vote on the two latest deals, we need your feedback!

P.S Hope you guys had a special Valentines Day and got to spend it with someone special :)

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You guys have done a lot of work on this. Congrats.

I think moving forward if there is a version #2, we should come up with an easier format. Lots of colors and it gets a little confusing in the middle. Maybe the quoting is the way to go to compartmentalize it a bit more by trade.

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Good selection on the Detroit/Winnipeg trade. I like Oduya and he should work out pretty well on a second line pairing. If he makes a splash this season, he could be our replacement for Brad Stuart if (when) he heads west. I think the Wings would only be too happy to watch two very capable backup goalies battle it out for the number 2 position.

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Thanks for your opinions @seamusxx12 and @WingNut722. Appreciate them!

And Digity, Yes I thought that too, I just really wanted to get this up last night. Maybe HF would be interested in doing another next season too.

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I actually like the Flames deal, we get Girardi and Anisimov, thats a good deal in my books. I also think the offer from montreal to san jose is pretty good too, think san jose should accept it

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Didn't read em all but saw a lot of one sided deals Suter and Pickard for Kennedy and Martin?!?!?!

you may think this is lopsided, but in this deal there is no guarantee that Suter actually signs with Pittsburgh come July 1. Thus Nashville gets two quality nhl players under contract that fit nicely into their budget.

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