Thread: News Article: Nathan Horton on the trade block?
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12-08-2008, 07:40 PM
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Originally Posted by buddahsmoka1 View Post
I love how when a player gets in a slump he is suddenly very expendable, does no one remember that Plekanec was our best overall forward last year?
Every player with maybe the exception of Price, Markov and Koivu are "expandable". It all depends on the return. I can't speak for others, but I'm thinking here that in order to get a player of Horton's caliber, you don't trade your garbage. They'll want quality and as you stated yourself, Plekanec is quality. As a matter of fact, I think that Plekanec for Horton one for one is pretty darn close to make the deal work. We may have to add a solid prospect or pick, or someone like O'Byrne, but that's it... because of Plekanec being a good player, not because he's slumping.

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