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06-26-2008, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by p-skank View Post
I'm all for using a up and down rotation of Connor James, Chris Minard, Jeff Taffe, Ryan Stone, Jonathan Filewich, etc. to play 4th line minutes alongside Adam Hall and Jarkko Ruutu (matchup and linemate pairings could have some playing the 3rd line).

If we can get:

Naslund at $3 million.
Hossa at $8.5 million.
Orpik at $3.5 million.
Ruutu at $1.25 million.
Fleury at $4.5 million.
Adam Hall at $950,000.
And rotate those guys above on two-way contracts.

I will be very, very happy.

With Naslund on a 1 year deal, we'd have $10 million free to reup our RFA's and fill in the defense (Goligoski, UFA, Scuderi resigning).

Let's Go Pens!
I just do not see Shero overpaying for Hossa. I think he offered him what he sees his value at and thats it. I am sort of resigned to the fact that Hossa will be gone. We will have a ton of room to improve our club in the coming years though.

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