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Holmgren absolutely robbed the Blue Jackets with this trade.
In their first three seasons, Carter and Voracek have produced an identical amount of points: Voracek produced 134 points, Carter had 132. Though Carter played 20 fewer games, he was also two years older at that point.
Now, the Flyers have picked up a winger who totaled 50 points as a 20-year-old. Carter wasn't even in the NHL at that point in his life. Voracek could very well turn out to be a more productive offensive force than Carter.
Furthermore, Voracek does not have an incredibly frustrating tendency to miss wide open nets and blow offensive opportunities with missed chances.
As if Voracek wasn't enough compensation for Sea Isle Jeff, Columbus practically gave Philadelphia the 8th overall pick in this year's entry draft.
Holmgren selected a 6' 4" center who weighs 190 pounds and is sure to develop into one of the league's most effective, sizable power forwards.
Sean Couturier was once considered a candidate for the first overall pick, but his stock dropped when the 18-year old developed mononucleosis, causing his playing ability to suffer.
According to Elite Prospects, Couturier is effective with his size, works hard in front of the net (sounds familiar), and is also sound defensively.
The Flyers need players who utilize size well, evidenced by the lack thereof in this year's sweep at the hands of a larger Boston Bruins team.
If the 18-year-old Couturier adds more muscle to his frame, he will be a force in the NHL. A few years down the road, with Couturier, Simmonds, and James van Riemsdyk the Flyers could be seeing Legion of Doom II.