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Canes Country Feb 12, 2018
A Faulking Conundrum

A Faulking Conundrum

Pondering a Justin Faulk trade and why it doesn’t make sense this season - for a couple of reasons. A 25-year-old defenseman just entering his prime seems like an unlikely asset to sell, right? The possibility became more concrete after Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman theorized that Carolina Hurricanes captain Justin Faulk could possibly be included in a deal for Detroit’s Andreas Athanasiou. That specific deal is unlikely to come to pass, but what would a Faulk trade in general mean for the rest of the Hurricanes’ defense? To start, the premise of trading Faulk is not absurd on its...
Canes Country Feb 7, 2018
Our Sources Tell Us: Justin Faulk being shopped to Detroit?

Our Sources Tell Us: Justin Faulk being shopped to Detroit?

Elliotte Friedman says that a Faulk-for-Andreas Athanasiou deal makes sense to him. We’re not so sure about that. “Our Sources Tell Us” is an occasional series wherein we look at possible trade targets for the Carolina Hurricanes. Elliotte Friedman’s 31 Thoughts might be the most plugged-in column in hockey, and when he mentions something as a possibility, you can bet a significant amount of money that it is being discussed somewhere. And when he dropped this nugget early in today’s column, our eyebrows were raised: 2. Trade that might make sense only to me: something around...

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