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08-22-2008, 01:06 PM
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Washington probably isn't going to trade anyone. It will be close, but they are not over the cap once the LTIR moves are made official. They're spending to the cap, or near enough.
Vancouver may need a center, and Washington may have three. That doesn't mean a trade is pending. It just means Vancouver has a need and the Caps have the luxury of three scoring centers. That's all.
And even if Washington did end up trading a center, Backstrom would assuredly not be the one moved. He is going nowhere.
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