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17 Feb 2018 19:55:17
Vancouver trade
Tanev and Gudbranson
Toronto trade
2019 1st
2018 3rd

Toronto trade
3rd in 2018

Detroit trade
2nd 2018
Toronto trade

Line up


17 Feb 2018 20:09:52
Det Tor trade is terrible.

17 Feb 2018 20:36:55
Where is Gardiner?

17 Feb 2018 20:44:39
Gardiner was expose to be part of the Detroit deal.

17 Feb 2018 21:50:30
Not enough for Vancouver.

17 Feb 2018 17:55:44
Since Glendening has been reported as a Leafs target:

Matt Martin and a 4th Round Pick to the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for Luke Glendening.

Glendening have appx. the same total salary remaining, except Martin makes 700k more, while Glendening has 1 more year. Glendening is a better player than Martin, so Toronto adds the fourth. However, Detroit dirches the extra year of the contract, which is good. Glendening becomes Torontos 4C for the next four ish years, and we don't have to worry about fillinv the void again.

15 Feb 2018 13:39:58
Detroit Trades

Toronto Trades
2nd Round Pick 2018

Thoughts ?

15 Feb 2018 14:35:49
Doesn’t Nielsen have term left at over $5mill? Why would you bring him in when guys need raises? And there’s rumours that leafs are still interested, if the price is right, in signing JVR long term if they can agree on a number that works for both. Use that money on retaining a top 6 winger? Or a bottom 6 centre?!

15 Feb 2018 15:04:53
I might be wrong, but isn't JVR playing in the bottom 6 now? I know they were mixing up their lines to have balanced scoring options for a while.

15 Feb 2018 16:12:54
I guess he’s technically on the third line, with bozak and Brown but that’s for balance (like kessel in Pittsburgh was) but he’s a top 6 winger on any team in the league without question and great on the pp. The point I was making was that Nielsen doesn’t take anyone’s spot in the top 6 and arguably in the top 9. Why bring a guy with a big contract in to replace Dominic Moore (1.5 mill Pending UFA)? Does he make us that much better and more prepared to beat bruins/ lightning? Nope. I don’t think what he brings is worth missing out on a chance to bring back jvr or to sign an upgrade on D in the offseason. If he was on an expiring contract, I’d be interested because he’s a decent player and can penalty kill and is an upgrade on Moore. But he has 4 yeas after this at 5.25 mill. No thanks.

15 Feb 2018 16:31:24
JVR, Bozak are not coming back, maybe Komarov but next Season F. Nielsen is your 3rd Line Centre and with A. Johnsson in my guess a Leaf next year its a change coming, this is how the Leafs now do business and its smart to move forward this way.

15 Feb 2018 18:09:29
Uh extremely easy no from Detroit imo.

15 Feb 2018 18:10:07
And makes no sense for Toronto to bring in a guy they don’t even need.

15 Feb 2018 19:46:12
Dont under value that 2nd round pick lol.

15 Feb 2018 22:11:12
saying “this is how the leafs do business” is a little weird lol. Since when is it shanahans and lous way to trade draft picks to bring in a 33 year old 3rd line centre owed $5.25 million till he’s 37?! Lol why wouldn’t they just resign bozak for less than that for 3-4 years and he’s 2 years younger and you already know how he fits in and what he brings. Frans Nielsen is not the answer to the leafs lol.

15 Feb 2018 22:20:09
And I’m not saying it’s a good deal for Detroit. Only way they would take that package is if they know they’re going to rebuild and owners don’t wanna pay $20+ mill to a guy while they’re going to suck.

But leafs could give bozak 4 years @ $4 - 4.5 or something. He makes 4.2 right now and likes it in Toronto, lived through the shitty times, would probably like to get to be part of the better times. And he knows his role isn’t top line anymore, he takes big face offs and can do everything Nielsen would do while making less and being a bit younger.

15 Feb 2018 23:07:56
I like Neilsen but I’d rather see Bozak come back. He’s having an off year but that could be beneficial to the leafs in resigning him. Maybe 3m a year for 3 years or something like that. He’s still a very good 3rd line Center, good on the draw and kills penalties. I don’t want them to have to move Nylander to center.

13 Feb 2018 16:46:48
Not mine, just saw these and thought I would see what you guys think.

E. Kane

1st 2019
2nd 2018
C J. Kyrou

R. Nash

1st 2018
D J. Zboril

D. Mike Green

1st 2018
RW J. Leivo
D A. Borgman

13 Feb 2018 18:39:49
Sorry to burst your bubble. Darmstrong Stated he is not trading his top Prospects (Thomas, Kyrou, Kostin, ) Top rookies (Dunn, Thompson), Top draft picks (2018 2nd, 2019 1st) or Fabbri for a rental type deal.

Also out of all the guys that have been rumored to the blues. I would think Kane would be the least palatable player with his locker room BS, On ice BS and Personal BS. Besides the fact that he is cold as poo right now.

13 Feb 2018 18:42:45
If toronto wants Mike for that price I am down with it. Good deep draft this year Hopefully Kenny H and his team don't f this draft up plenty of good potential players. Hell I would be will to dump Nyquist, tatar, and a few others for as many picks in the top 93 picks this year.

13 Feb 2018 18:44:59
I can actually see all of them happening. not sure Green is what the Leafs need? I think they need more of a tough hard noses Dman. they have skill in Gardiner and Reilly. obviously Green wouldn't hurt em, but If Leafs could find an Intimidating Dman. (big hitter, crease clearer. ) . I think would help em out.

13 Feb 2018 19:16:55
If I were blues I’d hang up.
Leafs don’t need offense from the point, they need a real defender.
If I were Bruins I would be curious at that. I know where zboril was drafted but don’t know a lot more, so clearly depends how they view him. However that pick should be very late and the big heavy game bruins play could be a great fit for Nash. I think the east is as open as it has been in a long time for these playoffs and with the way they have been playing i think the Bruins should look to capitalize. Rask is playing the best he has in years, have one of, if not the best line the league and a lot of youth outperforming expectations. As a leaf fan, I don’t wanna see them get better. But if I were Sweeney, I’d be tempted for sure.

14 Feb 2018 00:44:45
Redwing, you saying old poo? Cause poo is fairly hot when it first comes out, clearify please.

14 Feb 2018 05:01:15
I'm sorry let's say cold as 5 week b old poo in Alberta on Christmas day.

14 Feb 2018 16:27:53
lol @ Colt, never change bud.

14 Feb 2018 16:31:51
#1 Acquiring Kane is a mistake. Too much trouble I would
never give that for a rental that's been nothing but
trouble his whole career.

#2 Overpayment for a rental, but Nash might have a bidding
war that nets this type of return in the end. You Could
be onto something with a realistic trade there.

#3 Looks like a good trade value wise, but I don't think the
leafs are in a cap position to take on Green's Salary
unless they move out another salary in another trade.

12 Feb 2018 13:31:12
Predators looking to put themselves over the top. Rumors that they scouting wing games.

To Nashville:
Tomas Tatar

To Detroit:
1st rounder 2018
Pontus Aberg
Jack Dougherty

Preds get proven scorer with term, who has struggled a bit this year, and wings get speedy winger Aberg who can fit in top 9, a 1st, and decent shutdown d prospect.

12 Feb 2018 15:25:37
This is the type of deal that would get Pacioretty. Not Tatr who's at most top 6 mediocre winger. Big no from Nash.

12 Feb 2018 16:45:48
Agree with colt, package could get better player.

13 Feb 2018 03:54:20
I'm guessing they were scouting Green. Sub Tatar for Green, take away Aberg.

10 Feb 2018 23:46:32
Deadline deals

Detroit trades
Toronto trades
Soshikov and 2nd in 2018

NYR trades
Winnipeg trades
Petan and 3rd in 2018

Arizona trade
Tampa Bay trade
2nd in 2018 and 2019

Toronto trade
Martin retain 25%
Arizona trade
7th in 2018

Vancouver trade
Toronto trade
Bracco and Niellson

11 Feb 2018 04:38:36
Some not bad. Don’t see why arizona would pay to get Matt martin, even at 25% retained. I’d do the soshnikov one for sure, but think there might be a better offer for green. Also I think Nielsen and Bracco is an overpayment for sure for Gudbranson. I’d say that’s a bettter package than Sosh and a 2nd but green is far better than Gud. Also don’t need 2 RHD coming in.

11 Feb 2018 04:53:50
In my opinion nash could get a better return, but the rest sound close.

11 Feb 2018 14:08:37
Even though that’s probably Greens value, I’m certain Detroit will get more for Green

I would assume any package involving Nash will have a 1st round pick coming back to the Rangers

Hjalmarsson was had for far less last season and hasn’t played nearly as well this year. However given the history of past deadlines, this one seems pretty likely.

If Toronto found a way to not retain salary on a $7M Phaneuf, I’m sure they can find a way to trade $2.5 without retention. I also don’t think the Leafs would punish Martin by sending him to the desert. Although he’s overpaid, he’s done nothing but treat the Leafs with respect and has provided them valuable leadership in the past couple seasons. For that reason I see the Leafs trying to find a much better home for him rather than Arizona.

No chance Toronto makes that trade. Gudbranson is just a younger version of Polak and he makes 3.5M per year. I wouldn’t trade anything more than a 4th round pick for him. Plenty other options available.

11 Feb 2018 21:52:37
Terrible offer. Why would Toronto trade Martin for a 7th and over payment for green. Sosh is a real Player and a keeper to replace Komorov. Hope the Leafs stand pat. Next season is the one.

10 Feb 2018 22:19:08
Saw this Today....

To Islanders

To Detroit
2018 1st
2018 2nd

11 Feb 2018 02:00:23
No from Isles. Big overpayment imo.

09 Feb 2018 08:29:56
What is Mike Greens value at the deadline?
Would this come close?

DET: 1st, 4th, Sustr, 3rd 2019 (if he resigns)
TBL: Green

Idk probaly even more at this years asking prices...

09 Feb 2018 14:15:01
No one knows the value of anyone till the first rental or two get moved to set the bar. Teams can ask whatever they want, but till someone pays that price, it’s not his value.

09 Feb 2018 20:17:16
I would imagine this proposal would atleast get the redwings attention.

10 Feb 2018 09:06:23
Sustr, 2nd and 3rd should do it, I would be hesitant offering a 1st.

04 Feb 2018 16:48:21
Toronto trades Josh leivo and a 2 round pick to Detroit for Mike green

04 Feb 2018 18:07:48
Could imagine this is close but can see Detroit wanting a 1st for green.

26 Jan 2018 17:51:20
If blues are thinking this is their year:

Blues: Kyrou
Wings: Nyquist

Gives blues that extra depth by adding in a top 6 forward, and blues have plenty of good prospects still in the pipeline, ones better than Kyrou imo as well.
Wings get a solid prospect and helps out with this cap situation.
I believe blues have the cap to take on Nyquist? For this year and the next.

26 Jan 2018 18:30:05
Why would blues trade top ohl prospet for nyquist. They don't evendors want to trade him for Hoffman or patches. I as a fan of both teams would love kyrou on Detroit but my boys here in stl would have my head for suggesting that. Solid no.

26 Jan 2018 18:31:45
I would like to get one of schmaltz or Walman. They even got a kid named David noel. We need better dmen.

26 Jan 2018 20:04:19
No Kyrou is the next Paul Kariya. Why would Blues trade Kariya for nuquist. Makes no sense.

26 Jan 2018 20:46:17
Yeah for sure you can say a 20 year old that still has to make the jump to pro will be as good as a hall of famer, multiple time all star, PPG player for his whole career, gold medal winner, etc. that is a pretty absurd statement.

26 Jan 2018 23:14:50
Actually kyrou is 19 and colt 65 is being over dramatic. Still top prospect in ohl leads with most points with 9 less games than guy in 2nd for points +2ppg% right now.

26 Jan 2018 23:16:54
I wouldn't do the trade either Colt. , but to compare him to Kariya is unfair.

25 Jan 2018 18:45:49
To la kings: vanek
To vancouver: spencer watson, paul ladue and 3 round pick 2019


To la kings: green
To detroit: forbot, shore, prokhorkin and 2 round pick 2018


25 Jan 2018 19:12:08
I forgot 2 mil retained for green.

25 Jan 2018 20:58:54
I think we really want a first or 2 seconds for green not spare parts.

25 Jan 2018 21:48:21
Vanek on past for 65 points he'll get better offers.

25 Jan 2018 21:49:22
Also people are saying he didn't play well in mtl in the playoff in 17 games he had 5a and 5a its pretty good.

25 Jan 2018 21:59:04
BrockSolid. he really didn't play well for the Habs in those playoffs. I think a moat of those points were in games that were already over from what I remember, he got them, whrn it easier 4-1 or 4-0. during lopsided games.
When the game was tight and ya needed him to he your go to guy. he was no where to he seen.

I think Vanek is / Was and exceptional talent. and would help any team. I think he is more suited as a secondary guy. Him and Crosby could be lethal. In Montreal, he was counted on to be the main man. so maybe not fair.

24 Jan 2018 14:40:51
Oliver Kylington + Matt Stajan + 4th 2019 for Rick Nash

Nash will probably move on from the NYR organization this offseason and it's better to get something for him than nothing. I would say they should keep him from the playoffs but reportedly they have made McDonagh and Kreider avialable so I don't think they are planning on making a cup run.

Calgary gets their middle six winger with lots of playoff experience and only have his terrible contract for half a season. They can then resign him if they want.

This was a similar return to what Detroit got for a rental Vanek last year.

24 Jan 2018 15:33:06
Don’t see how that helps NYR in a tight division. If that’s the return, I assume they will use Nash like their own rental and negotiate to keep him after if they want.

24 Jan 2018 15:42:58
Not enough for Nash. Stajen basically has negative value.

24 Jan 2018 15:56:01
Right now Nash doesn’t have a ton of value at 7.8 million so if they trade him the have to take cap back. Stajan isn’t that much. NYR save 4.8 mil and lost Stajan day the end of the year. Also this deal would only take place if the Rangers are truly not trying to compete this year. I just thought of this with all the reports of them exploring trade options for their current stars.

24 Jan 2018 20:22:29
Flames take it. I wish the Rangers would.

20 Jan 2018 22:48:48
To Winnipeg - JVR and Carrick/Polak

To Toronto - Myers

Why? For Winnipeg. Getting JVR would allow them to put Perrault where he seems to play better on the 3rd line and they can put JVR with Little and Ehlers who can play both wings.

For Toronto. Put Myers with Gardiner on 2nd pairing. Have Dermott and Polak or Carrick on the 3rd pairing until Zaitsev is back.

21 Jan 2018 00:37:18
No from Winnipeg.

21 Jan 2018 01:18:38
No chance the Jets give up Myers for a rental that would play on the 3rd or 4th line.

21 Jan 2018 02:41:26
Winnipeg won't be giving up Myers for a rental.

21 Jan 2018 16:31:25
Jets wouldn’t do it but JVR would not be a 3rd or 4th liner lol.

21 Jan 2018 17:14:06
Thats funny because 2 months ago people were wanting Myers traded for a bag of pucks. And JVR would be playing 2nd line.

21 Jan 2018 18:29:36
JVR has been playing 3rd line a lot this year tho. Third line now is JVR-Bozak-Brown.
With Schiffle out and wheeler over to center jvr would be in the top six in Winnipeg, yes.
Tough decision when Schiffle comes back as their top six has been just fine. Wheeler Schiffle Conner liane little Ehlers. They all have great chemistry I'm not sure I would bump any of them for jvr.

20 Jan 2018 22:45:09
Detroit trades: Gustav Nyquist + Mike Green
Philadelphia trades: 2018 1st (via St. Louis) + 2nd 2019
Calgary trades: R. Andersson + E. Tuulola + A. Mangiapane (maybe Curtis Lazar?)

Detroit receives: R. Andersson + E. Tuulola + A. Mangiapane + 2018 1st (via St. Louis) + 2nd 2019
Calgary Receives: G. Nyquist
Philadelphia receives: M. Green

Why from Detroit: They are looking to rebuild as their core is aging and are way out of a playoff spot. This would be done as two separate trades but I combined them because Philadelphia would rather give up picks and Calgary would rather give up prospects and Detroit wants a mix of both for those players.

Why from Philadelphia: They do this if the decide to become buyers. They can afford to lose the picks because they have more and a good pipeline. They lack depth on the right side and their top 2 d men are inexperienced in the playoffs, Green could help tremendously in the playoffs.

Why from Calgary: They are reportedly shopping for a middle six RW, Nyquist fits that. They can afford to lose those prospects and even though Mangiapane is playing minutes on the team they have other players that can take them.

21 Jan 2018 05:58:36
so are you basically saying mike green is worth a 1st and a 2nd? ummm. not in 2018.

22 Jan 2018 02:16:50
I'm pretty sure Ken Holland would like picks instead of meh prospects. Nyquist is good for 20 goals. I think for both it would be first 2nd and roster player preferably a 3c.

19 Jan 2018 17:05:45
G, Nyquist for R. Andersson + M. Klimchuk + L. Lindstrom + M. Stajan (Cap reasons)

Detroit gets 2 almost nhl ready prospects and a decent prospect. They won't make the playoffs and are likely to be sellers.

Calgary gets better RW depth. Until Frolik gets back he can play second line and then he can either stay or play 3rd line. Currently flames 3rd line is all very young players and I think that could hurt them come playoffs. They could also use more secondary scoring.

19 Jan 2018 18:37:18
Detroit is taking 0 cap back.

19 Jan 2018 18:50:42
It’s 3 mil they take back for less than half a season.

19 Jan 2018 19:22:03
Your stuck with Stajan forever.

20 Jan 2018 02:20:37
I meant If Detroit is trading a good player they are going to take 0 cap back. Since they have none lol. And there ya go they even add more cap lol dumb. Not going to happen.

20 Jan 2018 02:41:17
I wish.

20 Jan 2018 04:12:35
I mean 3 players on entry level contracts isn’t that much lmao and it’s not like they need the Cap space that Stajan contract takes up, by the time they need it resign and sign players he’ll be off the books. So are you saying that Nyquist will be traded for purely picks?

20 Jan 2018 11:48:25
So I think Nyquist in Calgary is a good fit and I think Andersson could interest Detroit. Is this too little from calgary and if so what should they add?

18 Jan 2018 05:43:01
Mtl:Byron, 2 rd pick 2018


Reasoning: not gets a 23 year old center who isn't top line material but could be a decent second line center if he keeps it up. Wings gets a probably one of the most valuable player for his money in the league. Speedy winger great on pk who can get 20 goals/ 40 points all that for 1 million? Pretty good deal if you ask me. The second is because of AS potential and age could be 30-35 if not keeps on sucking

18 Jan 2018 06:33:22
No from Detroit.

16 Jan 2018 21:59:35
Isles Goalie and Defence Solutions:

Option 1 -

Islanders Trade:
(RW) Cal Clutterbuck
(G) Jaroslav Halak
(LW) Joshua Ho-Sang
(RW) Michael Dal-Colle
2018 1st Round Pick (Top 10 Protected)

Cap: Appx. 9 Million

Red Wings Trade:
(D) Mike Green
(G) Jimmy Howard - 15% Retained
(C) Luke Glendening
(D) Luke Witkowski

Cap: Appx. 11 Million

*Huge trade. Isles upgrade their goaltender, and pick up a dman who can log top 2-4 minutes. They downgrade from Clutterbuck to Glendening in terms of physicality but save cap space as well. Detroit takes on two cap dumps but makes maximum value of a pending UFA and a decent goalie. Detroit isn't on the cusp of playoffs soon, so its best they start filling up the cupboard. Clutterbuck is a bad contract, however, his deal really isn't monumental when it comes to cap space for Detroit. Tons worse in Detroit than him.

Option 2 -

Islanders Trade:
(C) Brock Nelson
(G) Jaroslav Halak
2018 2nd Round Draft Pick

Canadiens Trade:
(G) Charlie Lindgren
(C) Tomas Plekanec - 25% Retained
(D) David Schlemko

**Not as big of a deal, but still pretty decent. Isles acquire a goalie who is young and has had a pretty good year thus far, as well as a centre to replace Brock Nelson, and a decent dman who is on a good contract, and is a good 4-6 dman. Habs acquire a 2nd, which they could use, as they need picks. They acquire Nelson, who can benefit from a change of scenery after having a terrible year this year, and possibly becomes the number 1 centre in Montreal. If he's just meh, he can be shipped off to any contending team for a pick. And Halak is a cap dump but is a decent backup for Price. And honestly, this move may be for the best for Lindgren, because he's never going to see more than 15-20 starts with Carey in Montreal on that enormous deal.

- tbh, both are unrealistic, but they were just random thoughts. lol. Improvements/ suggestions?

16 Jan 2018 23:45:03
Islanders say no to both. I'm not seeing where that helps them or equal value coming back. The Wings one is horrible for the islanders.

17 Jan 2018 00:05:20
The first one I don’t see a reason why islanders make that and second one I don’t think islanders touch either. Nobody wants plek even if he is retained.

17 Jan 2018 00:36:38
Figured so on the Wings one. Maybe take out Ho-Sang, and add like a 4th or sumtin? Idk.

17 Jan 2018 02:02:09
Habs say no. as do Islanders. Can use Lindgren to get a better return.
Arizona could use a Goalie. lots if possibilities.

17 Jan 2018 02:36:57
Plek is a ufa this summer so I don't think is contract scares any teams@Mcjesus. he's probably worth a late pick if retain to a contender that wants a good 4 line center for playoff. As long as that team can fit him in they're cap for the test of season.

17 Jan 2018 02:51:36
Lindgren ain't getting traded for guys 28+
If Lindgren is traded, it's going to take a prospect.

15 Jan 2018 16:45:00
T. Greiss + 3rd 2018 for P. Mrazek
Mrazek is a bit of a gamble but is a low cost option that could fix the Islanders goalie problem. Mrazek has fallen out of favour in Detroit and they could use the pick.

M. Vande Sompel + 2nd 2018 (CGY) for N. Hjarlmarsson
Hjarlmarsson gives NYI a nice shutdown presence and could help in the playoffs. Arizona gets nice peices to help the rebuild.

K. Bellows + 1st 2018 (NYI) + R. Pulock + J. Ho-Sang for A. Ekblad
Ekblad hasn't become the star he was supposed to but still has massive potential. He could use a change of scenery and this is a pretty good offer for Florida as they get multiple good peices that could make them a contender in a couple years in addition to their already existing core.

15 Jan 2018 17:30:05
Can’t see why Detroit gives up on a 25 year old goaltender whose contract is up this year for a 31 year old one.
25 is so young for a goalie still, so they should try and get a young one back since their are definitely not ready to compete for the cup.

As for the second trade I doubt Arizona takes that.

And islanders wow huge no imo, they give up way too many pieces of their future. Ekblad is obviously still a great player and has that potential but that’s a lot to give up.

15 Jan 2018 17:47:48
not enough for ekblad or hjarlmersson.

14 Jan 2018 19:55:44
Mtl: Byron, Julsen

Detroit: AA

Mtl gets a guy who could become are second line center and maybe even push Dorion to wing. Detroit gets a cap friendly 20 goals/40 points guy who is also very good on the pk and would fit very good in Detroit especially with his speed. They also get a right handed shoot defensemen That S having a solid season this year and looking like a potential top 4D. Anyways lmk what you guys think

14 Jan 2018 22:38:33
I like Juulsen as part of Habs future.

15 Jan 2018 00:27:22
Yes Sosa and I like byron as a part of habs present and future.

15 Jan 2018 04:17:50
Totally agree Habby.

15 Jan 2018 16:31:29
Fair enough thanks for the input guys!

10 Jan 2018 00:40:42
To Tampa

To Detroit
2018 1st

10 Jan 2018 01:22:30
tampa doesn't have anywhere near enough cap room.

10 Jan 2018 04:18:56
Sure they do, more than enough deadline space for him. Then the Wings will flip that bottom 4 pick to Montreal for 2 seconds in 2018. That's my crystal ball guess for the draft.

10 Jan 2018 04:36:42
Ive heard Tampa is projected to be able to add up to 9 mill in contracts at the deadline.

10 Jan 2018 04:54:18
seems like a waste to use all their deadline space on green; could probably get a little more bang for their buck.

10 Jan 2018 10:25:02
TB has more than enough space to add him at the deadline. With that being said, there is literally no way TB is that stupid. Howden is projected to be a good 2/ 3 two-way C and a 1st? TB already has 8 NHL defensemen and regularly scratches 1 or 2 of them.

10 Jan 2018 12:06:06
Ya one of their top prospects and a 1st seems a little heavy. As for adding Green he seems exactly like the type of player they need. Right handed puck moving D. Also assuming they don't move anyone else (theyd likely need to move Sustr in that deal) theyd have 3 mill left for a third line winger.

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