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    An offer is on the table that I'm leaning towards to acquire Larkin, see below.
    I'm coming off a championship year and want to add Larkin as a young seasoned multi-cat center. Current team, league and categories in signature.

    Larkin is rated 12th for my league setup of all skaters.
    Is the deal below fair or too much to give up?
    I know Fox is a highly regarded offensive dman and am Ok moving him in the deal due to my current D corps. What is everyone's thoughts on Veleno? Will he eventually slot in as Detroit's 2C below Larkin or does he posses the upside to take the #1C job? I know he had a great year in the QMJHL!

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    Left Wing: Pacioretty, Forsberg, Vrana, Drouin, Kovy
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    Defence: Burns, Byfuglien, Carlson, Weber, Pulock, E. Johnson
    Goalie: Price, Murray

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    I'm not sure this deal makes a lot of sense for you. You're loaded up front at C. Larkin would be your 4/5 C. If he qualifies as a RW... he's behind Kuch & arguably Radulov and on par with hertl.

    With Burs, Byf, Weber, EJ.. all aging. I'd argue you need Fox coming up more than Larkin.

    I don't see how this deal really benefits you or fills any holes
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    Personally I would do it based on value, as you're gaining value plus condensing it into one asset.
    Luca is onto something though, as you would probably then have to trade a C for a D. But that's usually manageable.
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    On value alone I do this trade. But yeah be aware you'll have some shuffling around do do afterwards.


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    I like the deal, but will echo what others are saying.

    After acquiring Larkin, I'd look at dealing a center for some depth at other positions.
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    Thanks everyone for the quick responses. What are the thoughts/upside on Veleno?
    If I make the trade I'll def take everyone's advice and do some more shuffling.
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    Left Wing: Pacioretty, Forsberg, Vrana, Drouin, Kovy
    Right Wing: Kucherov, Radulov, Hertl, Bertuzzi, Shore
    Defence: Burns, Byfuglien, Carlson, Weber, Pulock, E. Johnson
    Goalie: Price, Murray

    Farm:
    Borgstrom, Veleno, Fox, Saarela, Sikura, Bemstrom, Hirose, Priskie, Veronneau, Steen, Khovonov

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrackedAces View Post
    Thanks everyone for the quick responses. What are the thoughts/upside on Veleno?
    If I make the trade I'll def take everyone's advice and do some more shuffling.
    I can see mixed responses coming. IMO.. his upside took a huge boost with this past yr in the Q. He finally broke out. I think Bo Horvat is a pretty good comparable to him. I think he's got 70+ upside. but I'd expect a 3+yr curve to get there.
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    If he's offering that to you, I'd take it. I'd bet you can move other pieces around, and fill in the empty slots with more value.

    I don't think Veleno takes the #1 job from Larkin.
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    You could always make the deal to get a bit younger at center then see if you can move an older guy like Backstrom to reinforce another position (or replenish some prospects)
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    Id definitely accept that offer and worry about moving pieces around after. Great value for you. Youre getting the best player here for sure.

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    Looks like the deal won't happen and it's prob not a bad thing so I can keep some great high upside prospects.
    He pulled the original offer the other night and came back with below, way too much IMO:

    Larkin

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    Fox
    Borgstrom
    Bemstrom
    2020 2nd round pick (will be a pick between 17-25)
    16 Team H2H: G/A/PIM/Hits/Blks/PPP/STP/FOW/SOG/ SV%/GAA/SO/SA

    Centers: Stamkos, Tavares, Schmaltz, Backstrom, Draisaitl
    Left Wing: Pacioretty, Forsberg, Vrana, Drouin, Kovy
    Right Wing: Kucherov, Radulov, Hertl, Bertuzzi, Shore
    Defence: Burns, Byfuglien, Carlson, Weber, Pulock, E. Johnson
    Goalie: Price, Murray

    Farm:
    Borgstrom, Veleno, Fox, Saarela, Sikura, Bemstrom, Hirose, Priskie, Veronneau, Steen, Khovonov

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    I would still make the deal.
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    Get the deal done and stop messing around before he pulls this one off the table too


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    You are being offered a unicorn (the 12th best skater in your set up) for magic beans. I would accept that offer.
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