So today Brian Burke has said “Once the lottery determines who will pick where, we will actively pursue a trade to move up”.

Asked if it was the No. 1 selection overall, Burke’s reply: “Yes.”

Asked if Tavares is the player he is after: “Yes.”

Now I get that EVERY GM is going to want to move up to draft 1st Overall. So before the Trolls attack with the “Every GM wants to trade up” and “Of course Burke wants Tavares,” save your keyboard. This is for fun.

So let’s all assume that the Islanders retain the first overall pick tonite. If that is the team we are trying to get that 1st overall pick from…

What Would YOU Give?

And then who would you take?

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