Thread: Other: Hossa Declines Pens Offer
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06-21-2008, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Winston Wolf View Post
I don't disagree about your overall premise, as Gomez, Drury, and Briere aren't worth overpaying for. However, I'd say that for players of Hossa's caliber, smart teams will be willing to overpay. Overpaying for a player isn't always the wrong move if you overpay for the right player. I think GMs will agree that Hossa's the right kind of player to overpay.
If you are 1 player away I would agree. Hossa is not a player that will carry a team or even a line by scoring 100 points. he had 66 points this year. Hossa needs talent around him for him to score 100 points, he isn't a franchise type player is all i am saying.

Most teams are not 1 player away. Boston is not. montreal could be. who else??? The Canucks?? Who else can afford him??? The jackets...please.

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