Who Should the Flyers Trade?

December 23rd, 2009 by Jeremy Nichols Leave a reply »

The options; Jeff Carter, Danny Briere, Braydon Coburn, Kimmo Timonen or Simon Gagne to name a few. What I believe the flyers need is two scorers to spread the wealth across three lines.

Briere would be a player to get traded because he always seems to be on the ice during the 5 on 5 goals, while his numbers don’t justify his $6.5 million salary. The problems with Briere are twofold: First, there is a no trade clause in his contract so he would be required to waive that. Second, nobody is willing to take his large salary, not even Montreal.

Coburn, this year has not been a very good year for him, seems to be on a negative slide in his career. This slide means his value has been reduced and since his cap hit is $1.2 million we cannot expect to get much in return, except for maybe a second round pick, a back-up goalie, or a prospect. I consider Coburn a throw-in for any trades because of salary reasons.

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