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23 Jun 2019 22:18:08
In my last post I showed how the leafs could potentially fit Marner in and improve their defence. But if the leafs decide to let Marner go this is what I'd like to see.

Obviously Marner is extremely valuable and is a top 5 U23 player in the game. 94 points as a 22 year old. Kucherov didn't come close to that at his 22 year old season there is no reason to believe by the time he's 25 he won't be as good as Kucherov I personally believe he'll be better and I'm sure I'm not the only one. It'll take a lot to pry him away.

Teams I'd match an offer sheet that have the cap space are- New Jersey, Florida, Montreal, Islanders And Colorado

Teams I'd take the compensation of 4 1st round picks from- Arizona, Columbus, Detroit and Ottawa

A trade I'd personally take

Toronto- Mitch Marner And Nikita Zaitsev

New York- Noah Dobson, Joshua Ho Sang, Ryan Pulock and 1st 2020

This trade drastically improves the leafs defence and cap situation while New York gets a star who will have multiple 100 point seasons.

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1.) 24 Jun 2019 00:05:11
Vbbb, do you really like Ho Sang that much, that you would want him as part of a deal for Marner?

If the Islanders know you’re trading Marner because you can’t afford him, I doubt you’d get all 4 of those pieces. I think the max you would get is 2 of the 4. Considering the Islanders also have to pay Marner 11 million. You would also need to keep Zaitsev as I don’t think the Islanders would take on that contract knowing what they’ll have to pay Marner.

If you want to say the Islanders are dealing in good faith and just really want Marner, I think the max you would get is 3 of the 4 pieces. I just don’t see the Islanders giving up both Pullock and Dobson in the same deal and you would need to still keep Zaitsev.


2.) 24 Jun 2019 01:31:59
I'd say no from Isles.


3.) 24 Jun 2019 02:32:01
Of the team's you would let Marner sign an offersheet with, I don't think any of them will submit one because they will be lottery picks ( Columbus is the only one who might take that risk)

Also, Marner has to sign the offersheet to go to those teams. He may want nothing to do with Sens, Jackets, Coyotes or Wings.

In terms of that trade, I don't think Isles do it because Defense is still an area they need depth on.


4.) 24 Jun 2019 02:34:41
On a Red Wings note, we won't be sending an offer sheet for Marner.

I don't expect us to send an offer sheet at all.

However if we do, we will be targetting Trouba or Point. We need C and D more than a winger.


5.) 24 Jun 2019 02:44:56
I wouldn't trade Marner. Would trade Nylander/Matthews before Marner


6.) 24 Jun 2019 06:32:49
Alright, I'll sit here and wait for Marner to get 130+ pts by age 25. You're insane, VB. THe age 22 comparison is bs and several people already explained this to you on this website - if you'd listen, you'd know.


7.) 24 Jun 2019 13:03:49
Kucherov is amazing but he’s better imo I think he’ll be known as top 3 player in the game when he’s 25 I’m not sure why you don’t see that he’s more dynamic then Mathews it’s really not a controversial statement. Some debut to it I guess but it’s obtainable for him if he dosent score 130 by 3 years into the NHL I’ll apologize.

Also for me Dobson would be the sticking point for me in this trade I’d demand him. I think this trade makes the Islanders a better team.

Also Datsyuk_13 that’s the point if one of those teams are stupid enough to send an offer sheet I would not match.


8.) 24 Jun 2019 14:31:06
Marner is a star, no denying that. He also played a minute and a half a game more than Kucherov during their respective age 22 seasons, 5 extra shifts a game, and had a superstar on his line in Tavares while Kucherov had Johnson and Palat. Could Marner be better than Kucherov? Maybe but in my opinion its far from the guarantee you think it is. I don't know how realistic it is to expect someone to get more than the 1.56 ppg Kucherov did this year. They are on a very similar development path but i'm not sure Marner is going to see the same development here on out without really having any extra opportunity to move in to, he's already playing 20 min a game, with PP time and has a superstar center. Not saying he will plateu, but at the same age Kucherov still had room to improve in TOI, linemates, and PP time and took advantage of it.


9.) 24 Jun 2019 15:39:51
Also, looks like Kucherov could be 1.5-2M less in cap space which means a lot these days.


10.) 24 Jun 2019 15:41:21
Very good points made by jbs32.
Also I 100% agree on Marner being better than Matthews. That's why the AM contract is so bad for TOR. That's the contract Marner should've gotten, if anyone.
"You think he (Marner) will be known as a top 3 player by the age of 25?" Well guess what, Kucherov IS known as a top 3 player at age 25.
We'll see whether that will be the case with Marner, personally, I doubt it. Rather top 20, which is still elite, obv, no one is denying that.


11.) 24 Jun 2019 15:52:56
You can't compare marner to kuch they style of play is completely different.


12.) 24 Jun 2019 16:29:56
valid points not a lot can be argued aside from Natural growth and Maturity of Marner. Also Marner is also a better defensive player then Kucherov I don’t think I’ve seen Kucherov on the PK before where as Marner is the best PKer on the leafs aside from Hyman. Also the leafs PP this year was trash they have the Talent for a top 3 PP and if the PP were better he could’ve easily hit the 110 mark for points this Season 16 more PP points aren’t unrealistic imo.

Also not comparing their styles just overall impact in hockey Marner is more comparable to Patrick Kane.


13.) 24 Jun 2019 16:35:45
Gotta be honest you guys comparing Matthews and his contract to Marner are really doing a disservice to your perceived hockey IQ. Matthews at centre is far more difficult and a far more important position than a winger, and the pay should reflect that. You’re comparing apples to oranges. Might as well compare Marner’s upcoming contract to Freddy Andersen’s as it makes about as much sense.


 

 

21 Jun 2019 19:38:28
Colorado: 16th overall

Anaheim: Ryan Getzlaf And Ryan Kessler ( LTIR )

Colorado: The Avalanche have a top 5 pick so 16th is expendable. Getzlaf is still a 1C who is coming off a bad season because his team was trash. Colorado needs a 2C badly and they have tons of cap.

Anaheim: it's time for the ducks to move on from there aging core this sparks a full on retool/Rebuild. They already bought out Perry so this could go with it.

vbbbvvbb

1.) 21 Jun 2019 19:55:12
Getzlaf has a NMC but might waive it for a chance at winning. He only has 2 years left - maybe retain some of his salary and he could go a lot of places.
Maybe max salary retention to go somewhere in win now mode that needs a 2C for some good futures and picks?


2.) 21 Jun 2019 20:03:25
Yeah, that’s a firm no from Colorado.


3.) 21 Jun 2019 20:15:00
They have cap space but only two players signed longer than two years. Good thought but I don’t think either team does it.


 

 

18 Jun 2019 15:35:00
As per Frank Seravalli- "Belief is the Jets offered Nikoliaj Ehlers to #CANES for one of there Right shot deffensman."

Ehlers for Pesce

Or

Ehlers for Hamilton

Or

Ehlers for Faulk + 28th overall

One of these trades will happen.

vbbbvvbb

1.) 18 Jun 2019 15:52:52
Yeah, I could see one of these happening. I would think the Jets need to add for Pesce. Hopefully, they don't go after Hamilton or Faulk.

I don't think Chevy was kidding when he said that changes would be made.


2.) 18 Jun 2019 16:08:40
I would hate the Jets to trade Ehlers but if they do I hope it would be for Pesce then Hamilton. After the Trouba trade I really don't know what Chevy has planned.


3.) 18 Jun 2019 16:35:49
Don’t think Ehlers is worth any of those D straight across except maybe Faulk.


4.) 18 Jun 2019 16:52:20
I think Hamilton and Pesce are worth more than Ehlers so jets would have to add there. Faulk is closer, canes would have to add but it wouldn't be a 1st round pick.


5.) 18 Jun 2019 17:22:20
Hamilton isn't worth Ehlers. He is one of the most overrated dmen in the league. He sleeps thru the 1st half of every season offensively but plays well offensively in the 2nd half while being bad defensively the entire year.


6.) 18 Jun 2019 18:03:54
I think ehlers for pesce or hamilton is close; maybe some small parts added but that looks like a pretty good base for a trade.


7.) 18 Jun 2019 20:14:36
I'm with absolutely, ehlers ain't getting you that. Faulk is close but no chance he get Hamilton, and even worse Pesce. Throw in a 1st and probably not enough for Pesce.


8.) 18 Jun 2019 22:49:38
Shoots I agree about Pesce, but you severely overrate Hamilton and Faulk. Two terrible defensive dmen.


 

 

09 Jun 2019 14:57:23
This is my dream offseason and I'm just thinking of this because of the Kadri/Trouba rumours. I personally don't think peg will do it but only time will tell.

Leafs currently have 8.79 million in cap space to sign Marner,Kappanen And Johnsson

1st Trade leafs trade

Nazim Kadri

For

Jacob Trouba

Again this isn't my deal I'm just speaking out the rumours I'll believe it when I see it. This brings the leafs cap space to 13.29 million

2nd Trade

Toronto- Patrick Marleau And 2nd round 2019

Arizona- Future Considerations

Arizona can absorb his cap hit easily and he would help out on the 3rd line he's still a good player they get a 2nd round pick for compensation. Leafs cap space would now be 19.54 million.
3rd Trade
Toronto: Kasperi Kappanen ( RFA )And Nathen Horton ( 1 year 5.3 million LTIR cap dosent count in regular season only offseason)

Colorado- Alex Kerfoot ( RFA )

Colorado has tons of cap space and Horton actually helps reach the floor. Kasperi Kappanen is a young Speedy winger who can play on the 2nd line. Kerfoot Replaces Kadri as the 3rd line C.

4th Trade

Toronto: Nikita Zaitsev And 1st round pick 2020

LA- 5th round pick 2020

Toronto unloads Zaitsevs contract LA can take it because they are not competitive and they get a 1st round pick for their rebuild.
5th Trade
Toronto: Connor Brown

Edmonton: Matt Benning

Leafs get a RHD to fill in on the bottom pairing and Edmonton gets a versatile winger who can play up and down the lineup who is is friends with McDavid.

This leaves the leafs with 29.44million in cap space to resign Trouba,Marner, Kerfoot And Johnsson. The cap space will inflate so it'll probably move up closer to 31Million.

Leafs sign
Marner 8 years 11 million
Trouba 8 years 8.44 million
Kerfoot 3 years 4 million
Johnsson 5 years 4 million

This gives the leafs 1 million in cap space + whatever the cap rises by.

1st line: Johnsson-Mathews-Nylander
2nd line: Hyman-Tavares-Marner
3rd line: Moore-Kerfoot-Bracco
4th line: Petan-Gauthier-Mikhyev/Korshkov

1st pairing: Rielly-Trouba
2nd pairing: Muzzin-Lilijgren
3rd Pairing: Dermotte-Benning

What do you guys think defence looks a lot better 3rd line is good Bracco has very high potential after his star AHL performance I'm confident he can make the jump and Moore deserves to be their after his recent performance this year in the NHL. Next season let Muzzin walk and call up Sandin.

vbbbvvbb

1.) 09 Jun 2019 16:37:40
Boy, were do these rumors start. Leaf posters must really want Trouba but as per usual they over estimate what Kadri can get in a trade. I certainly hope Chevy can get a better return for Trouba than an over-hyped, undisciplined player like Kadri. But all the Leaf players are the best players in the league at their position and every team wants to be bilked in a trade for them.


2.) 09 Jun 2019 16:45:25
Don’t hold your breath on the Kadri/ Trouba trade as there is very little chance of that happening. I think any unbiased person would agree Kadri has nowhere near the value to pull down a 1D in return.

Boy for an “overrated” defenseman there sure seems to be a lot of teams interested in Trouba.


3.) 09 Jun 2019 17:09:19
And I thought Leaf fans said they were going to stop their weekly begging for the Jets to trade them Trouba.


4.) 09 Jun 2019 17:48:29
I’m not begging or implying it’s a fair trade I’m stating that these are the rumours. Also would you rather have a Dougie Hamilton type return 1st and 2 2nds or Kadri?


5.) 09 Jun 2019 19:29:54
Vbbv The thing about Kadri is he one dumb hit away from a 20 game suspension. In trading Trouba the Jets could get a younger player, with a #1 pick from another team without having to deal with all of Kadri's baggage. To get Trouba the Leafs would have to add something to the trade and not a collection of 3/ 4th liners or "B" prospects. I would rather the Jets give Roslovic a chance at the #2 center spot then make this trade.


6.) 09 Jun 2019 21:11:29
I do believe there is some stuff to kadri/ trouba rumours but leafs add a sweetener to get that done. I think brown does get moved for benning I would not trade a 1st to unload zaitsev I would say I'm not trading you he played good with muzzin in the playoffs and if he doesn't want to play in Toronto he can return to khl and leafs get the 4.5 off the books and and keeps there 1st. I don't think johnsson gets that kinda money yet he will get 1or 2 year deal around 2.5 to 3. Back to trouba deal I know the jets fans over value trouba and they have been posting returns similar to karllson which is crazy but kadri would be good for them in Toronto he is the physical game in win he wouldn't have to he could be a 2nd line c with good wingers and would have a monster year I believe jets fans would be surprised to see how good that trade would work purr for them. Vb liligren is not nhl ready and the way he is playing might have to chalk this up as a bust.


7.) 09 Jun 2019 21:13:47
LA still doesn’t have the cap to take on Zaitsev do they? Competitive or not.


8.) 09 Jun 2019 21:16:49
Trouba is a 2/ 3 dman not a number 1 he is not a anchor he is a good dman but nothing special about him. And a lot of these rumour are are coming out of winnipeg.


9.) 09 Jun 2019 22:06:09
Yes they do JBS if you consider the cap increase I didn’t check but I’m 95% certain.


10.) 09 Jun 2019 22:08:51
If Zaitsev goes to the KHL the leafs still pay his cap.


11.) 09 Jun 2019 23:01:16
Call me crazy but I don’t think it’s going to cost that much for the Leafs to move Zaitsev. I think Marleau might be the harder of the two to jettison.


12.) 09 Jun 2019 23:02:29
Really Vbb? When Kovalchuck went to the KHL did the devils still have to eat his cap? Doesn’t sound right.


13.) 10 Jun 2019 00:19:32
No there was a huge deal in order to terminate his contract they lost their 1st round pick which would’ve been top 5 because of it.


14.) 10 Jun 2019 00:49:54
Memarcus and island jet, you severely underate Kadri and overrate Trouba. Toronto would have to add a decent piece not a top notch piece that you guys are expecting. I will say it again, the two of you will be horribly disappointed when you see the return Trouba eventually gets. You are not getting Werenski plus or Sergachev and Foote like you have said.


15.) 10 Jun 2019 01:41:07
Huh. Just seems weird to me I guess. Like if a player voluntarily leaves the NHL to go play in another league I feel like that contract should be completely null and void at that point.


16.) 10 Jun 2019 07:12:52
No thanks to Trouba and the contract he’ll want. Kadri/ Pesce straight up. I’d rather keep Kapanen and watch vbb’s cry when Nylander plays 3c. How does Nylander not deserve that vbb’s? Hold out for months, only to be invisible in his return. He can still play top PP unit. The jets girls would soon think Kadri is the best 2c in the game if the rumours are true.


17.) 10 Jun 2019 12:53:17
Nylander is a soft scoring winger like Daniel Sedin not a 3rd line grinder C. He should be put beside Mathews.


18.) 10 Jun 2019 17:45:23
My only comment on the valuing of these leafs players is this: if they are all so underrated and valuable, why do you want them gone.


19.) 10 Jun 2019 20:42:30
Lol what are you talking about Zaitsev, Horton and Marleau have assets attached to dump them Kadri is in a trade upgrade a HUGE need and without Kadri there is a Big hole at 3C that’s why I’m trading Kappanen what are you talking about?


 

 

08 Jun 2019 00:35:36
The RW depth after Kane is pretty weak it would make sense for the black hawks to go after Puljujarvi after the success with Strome.

Chicago: Brendan Perlini and a 2nd

Edmonton: Jesse Puljujarvi

Chicago- try's Puljujarvi as the RW with Saad and Towes could work out like it did with Strome.

Edmonton: Perlini can really play anywhere in the lineup he's a decent more proven player a 2nd round pick to offset his potential.

vbbbvvbb

1.) 08 Jun 2019 05:20:37
That looks like a pretty good deal. I don't think the Hawks really need to add though.


2.) 08 Jun 2019 06:25:26
I wouldn't give up perlini this soon, he has some good chemistry with the rest of the roster, i'd at least give him a full season with chicago to see what we have in him. kid is still young.


3.) 08 Jun 2019 13:48:16
But Puljujarvi is younger and RW depth is finer.


 

 

 

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23 Jun 2019 21:18:15
At this moment the leafs currently have 13.5 million in cap space but teams are allowed going over 10% of the cap in the offseason which many of you may have not known but they need to be under the cap by the beginning of the season so theoretically the leafs can spend 21 mil. So the leafs could easily sign everyone this offseason but it might cause a hectic offseason. As of now the leafs will be going into the season with

Rielly-Zaitsev
Muzzin-Lilijgren
Dermotte-Rosen

On defence. As you can see that is a very strong left side and an AHL level right side the leafs have deals in place with Kappanen signed 3 years at 3.4 mil and Johnsson 4 years at 3.2 million. Those are 2 extremely good contracts but they are not yet official due to the Marner situation. With those two contacts that leaves the Leafs with 6.9 million in actual cap space and 14 million in offseason cap to sign Marner.

2 cap trades

Toronto- Nathen Horton And 2nd 2020

LA- 7th round 2020

LA can easily take Hortons salary and is on the LTIR so he doesn't even count towards the cap during the season. It would take less to give up Horton then Marleau because Marleau demanded a buyout which counts towards the cap for 2 years. Essentially LA gets a free pick and Toronto brings there cap to 12.2 million

Toronto- Nikita Zaitsev And Timothy Lilijgren

Ottawa- 7th 2020

Ottawa is in a Deep rebuild and swallowing Zaitsevs cap dosent effect their roster what so ever and he can play a 2nd pair role on their currently weak roster. Timothy Lilijgren could start the season with them on the bottom pairing he still has high potential and could be great for them. This gives the leafs 16.7mil in cap space

Leafs then sign
Marner- 11mil over 6 years

Leafs then would then have 5.7 million for roster moves. Anton Stralman could be a cheap target to fill in on a shut down role with Rielly.

vbbbvvbb

1.) 23 Jun 2019 22:15:50
Getting close with your numbers still not quite there but closer.


2.) 23 Jun 2019 22:51:37
What do you mean habby?


3.) 23 Jun 2019 23:41:43
Ay Caramba you need to go back to drawing board.


4.) 23 Jun 2019 23:58:59
A while back I had a gut feeling Marleau was going to be more costly than Zaitsev to move. Seems counter-intuitive given that Marleau only had one year and Zaitsev is signed till like 2036, but I’ll double-down. Just a weird feeling. Any takers for a gentlemen’s bet?

Also I think the 2nd you are trading for garbage removal (Horton) is likely unnecessary.


5.) 23 Jun 2019 23:59:47
I'll let you figure out a couple others things but one thing is who are the players that finish off the roster? Even with your moves I think your still at least short by 3 players. Now they can be filled by rookies for cheap so I'm not saying what your proposing won't work but I'd like to see your opening day lineup not to criticize but just out of curiosity I'm genuinely interested.


6.) 24 Jun 2019 02:50:30
Don't see LA taking Horton. In their minds, they aren't starting a rebuild.
The moment they will begin a rebuild will be the moment they trade Kopitar, Carter, Martinez, Quick etc.


7.) 24 Jun 2019 13:14:56
TyBa yes even if they do feel that way during the season he dosent count towards the cap.


8.) 24 Jun 2019 14:32:40
Marleau is a 35+ contract, a buyout gives no relief but doesn't take up any cap on the next season. Just checked it on capfriendly to confirm. I have talked about how LTIR still affects cap and still causes some problems for the team, such as not being able to accumulate cap in season for the deadline and limiting who can be called up for injury replacement. When I put these moves into cap friendly, I get just under 5 mill needing probably at least 2 D (have Rosen and Holl on the right side) and no extra forwards. Doable, but tight without really improving the D a whole lot.


9.) 24 Jun 2019 14:39:07
Opening day roster

Johnsson-Mathews-Nylander
Hyman-Tavares-Marner
Bracco-Kadri-Kappanen
Moore-Gauthier-Brown

Rielly-Hanisey
Muzzin-Stralman
Sandin-Rosen
Travis Dermotte=LTIR until December

Andersson
Sparks

Stralman 3 years @3 mil
Hanisey 1 year @1.5mil

Leafs would then have 1.2 million in cap space.


10.) 24 Jun 2019 14:41:16
I made a couple posts on here that haven’t come through but Marleau is a 35+ contract so a buyout is only one year but no cap relief. They’ll take his full hit. Also when I punch your moves into cap friendly I had I believe just under 5 mill space With 5 D and no extra forwards. Those D included both Holl and Rosen so you essentially would have 5 mill to bring in 2 top 4 RHD and 2 extra forwards.


11.) 24 Jun 2019 15:34:00
Still need 2 more players possibly 3 if dermott is on ltir.


12.) 24 Jun 2019 16:00:57
So that will push it over the limit regardless. Without the signing of stralman who I think would want more term and cap then you think. this lineup might work. But we also have to remember you cleared zaitsev contract without taking any salary back which I personally think is wishful thinking but is possible I guess.


13.) 24 Jun 2019 16:34:30
I’d go an extra year but he’s 32. Without the short season I’d agree but that probably hurts his value.

Also JBS I’m aware of the offseason deadline rule but LA dosent need to sign anyone do they? They can just absorb the cap.


 

 

22 Jun 2019 01:53:05
Not to brag or anything but if you scroll through the talk page you can see me saying Detroit will reach for a deffensman. I guess I was right again.

Anyway what do you guys think of the pick that's a huge reach.

vbbbvvbb

1.) 22 Jun 2019 03:22:26
Stevie Y has reached in round 1 before.


2.) 22 Jun 2019 04:20:57
I don't think it's a huge reach. He likely would have been picked in the first round. It's just a question of where.

I was originally sceltical of the pick but after learning more about him, I would be happy if he turned into a Top 4 Dman for us.

Having a future Top 4 D-core like this could be nice:

Chowlowski-Hronek
McIssac- Seider

Solid LH-RH pairings. I feel more confident in our Defense than before.


3.) 22 Jun 2019 05:28:08
It wasn't really a reach he's a very solid prospect that was getting more recognition every week. Marc bergevin took a trip to Germany a couple weeks back to get a closer look at him.


4.) 22 Jun 2019 12:54:26
At 6 it was a reach tho they probably could’ve picked him up at around 15th.


5.) 22 Jun 2019 16:04:58
They might have got him at 10th I don't think he would have been around after that. Oilers would have had a tough choice between him and broberg.


6.) 22 Jun 2019 17:57:53
Holland was very high on Seider from what I heard which is why Yzerman couldn’t trade down too far.

Overall I am much happier today than my surprise yesterday. If you see him play and his size, he would be very valuable to a D-core.


7.) 22 Jun 2019 21:47:25
Hopefully it pans out for Detroit I personally really don’t like their roster they posses no current elite talent ( besides Larkin to a certain extent) . Classiest organization in the game I hope they land Lafranier next year them or Ottawa would also like to see the Canadian teams bring in more top talent.


8.) 24 Jun 2019 02:46:46
No matter who drafts Lafrenière he will hold out and ask to get traded to montreal.


 

 

21 Jun 2019 23:56:52
Kyle Dubas And David Pollie talking Trade. I hope to god it dosent involve Marner and Subban. I could see Nashville taking Horton or Marleau IF HE WAIVES but definitely not Zaitsev their cap isn't that bad for this upcoming season but need to sign Josi.

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1.) 22 Jun 2019 10:04:09
Nashville has 6m in cap space and they need to sign like 3+ more of their RFAs/ UFAs. But yeah, I'm sure they (as a contender) are incredibly interested in taking a cap dump like Horton or Marleau to screw their cap this year.


2.) 22 Jun 2019 12:59:23
if/ when they dump Subban that’ll leave them with 15 minus the players they take back.


 

 

19 Jun 2019 12:53:38
This isn't a trade proposal but this is just a thread I'm creating to compare the value of NHL players to NBA players last week a top 3 players in the NBA and best of his position was traded to the Lakers for 3 young roster players and 3 1st round picks. Could that package land a top 3 player in the NHL? Anthony Davis is 26 but the draft age is much older in the NBA so his age is considered young by NBA standards.

Edmonton: Connor McDavid

New York Islanders: Noah Dobson, Oliver Wahlstrom, Kiefer Bellows, 1st pick 2019, 1st pick 2020 and 1st pick 2021.

Or

Colorado: Cale Makar, Tyson Jost, Sam Girard, 4th overall, 1st 2020 and 1st 2021

Personally if I'm Edmonton or any other team I'd accept I'd trade Mathews in a heartbeat for those. Is Anthony Davis comparable in Value to McDavid?

vbbbvvbb

1.) 19 Jun 2019 14:16:37
the leagues and systems are not comparable.
You need like 3 elite pieces in basketball and you're competing for the title. In the NHL you need way more depth and obviously way more players are playing in general.
Therefore trades cannot be compared like that.


2.) 20 Jun 2019 02:18:30
I don’t believe the firsts can be in consecutive years in either sport I’m pretty sure it’s alternating years in the Davis trade with options to swap 1sts in between. NBA draft isn’t much older, a lot, at least top guys, are one and done college players and 1 year older than most top NHL draft prospects. Davis has played 7 seasons. One top player in basketball has a bigger impact on a team than any hockey player ever has. A young roster player in NBA doesn’t mean they’re a current or future stud, if you don’t make the NBA roster within like a year of the draft you just never will, it’s completely different. Regardless, top NBA players will have more value because they have a larger impact when on the court and will play all but 2 minutes of a game.


3.) 20 Jun 2019 13:51:06
I agree JBS besides a goalie has a bigger impact in a game a much bigger actually then a basketball star.


 

 

19 Jun 2019 04:15:42
Like I said Hayes will sign for Seven Million plus. Kind of a genius when it comes to the NHL I must say.

Also Montreal will sign Jake Gardiner to Seven Million per season on a 7 year contract. He will be very good with Weber.

Anton Stralman will sign with the leafs if he doesn't resign.

Paniran And Bob will both sign matching 7 year 63 million dollar contracts in Florida

Duchene is a wildcard.

Pavelski And Thornton resign.

Nyquist goes to the Rangers

Myers resigns.

These are the VB predictions

vbbbvvbb

1.) 19 Jun 2019 05:03:05
It's not good for the league when a guy like Kevin Hayes gets 7 million for 7 years.


2.) 19 Jun 2019 05:06:57
I thought you were a lunatic for the Hayes prediction. To be fair I couldn’t see him signing for less than 6 but I’d say he did very well.


3.) 19 Jun 2019 05:49:00
So it looks like players will get at least 2 mil per year over what they are actually worth from now on lol. what a joke boy I sure hope the habs don't dabble in the free agent market this year.


4.) 19 Jun 2019 12:19:55
I think CAR will sign Nyqvist.
I’m basing this on nothing. Just a hunch.


5.) 19 Jun 2019 13:05:50
@Ebsoultely once the E. Kane contract signed it created a chain reaction of contract rapidly getting higher and higher while even last season that Hayes contract would seem putrid and it still is inflation will quickly make it look better by 2028 it is projected the cap will rise over 100 million.

@chirp you might be right.


6.) 19 Jun 2019 17:44:21
I personally see Nyquist going to Nashville if they have the room. He plays a two-way, playmaking style game that would help them.


7.) 20 Jun 2019 02:19:05
Reason i don’t think Rangers sign Nyquist is they are reportedly already trying to move forwards with guys like Anderson Kakko and Kravstov coming in.


8.) 20 Jun 2019 23:08:01
I would honestly be shocked if Montreal paid a penny over 6mil for gardiner. I actually don't see them paying even that much tbh if they even have an interest in him at all.


 

 

 

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24 Jun 2019 20:05:03
Sami Vatanen>Fowler.

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24 Jun 2019 18:53:06
Vetius would you Trade Pettersson for that package?

Marner>>Pettersson although Pettersson is fun to watch.

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24 Jun 2019 16:29:56
valid points not a lot can be argued aside from Natural growth and Maturity of Marner. Also Marner is also a better defensive player then Kucherov I don’t think I’ve seen Kucherov on the PK before where as Marner is the best PKer on the leafs aside from Hyman. Also the leafs PP this year was trash they have the Talent for a top 3 PP and if the PP were better he could’ve easily hit the 110 mark for points this Season 16 more PP points aren’t unrealistic imo.

Also not comparing their styles just overall impact in hockey Marner is more comparable to Patrick Kane.

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24 Jun 2019 16:18:16
How do you go from Vesey ( 3rd liner ), Deangelo ( 6th dman and a 4th to Kadri ( 2C ), Zaitsev ( cap dump but better then Deangelo ) And 1st which the leafs don’t even have for Barrie.

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24 Jun 2019 16:15:33
Montreal is not going to be a team to take Zaitsev and the 2nd rd pick is redundant.

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