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01-16-2009, 03:40 PM
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LeafErikson*
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Originally Posted by BaseballCoach View Post
Lecavalier was not someone the Habs were trying desperately to "land". The situation suddenly and unexpectedly came up, some overtures were made, the Bolts fumbled the file a few times, and it's over.

The target to land was Sundin.

Plan B was Robert Lang.

He's big.

He plays in the middle.

He grins a lot.

His nickname could even be Malcolm.

We don't need another guy in the middle.


As for the D, which is our real need:
Kaberle would be a decent puck mover at a high-middling salary; Kubina might be more of a shooter and harder hitter, though more expensive.

I would send a very good prospect or two for either of them, a bit less quality for Kubina.

Any ideas?
For Kaberle, I'm hoping for what essentially Tampa got for Boyle. A good young roster player, a good prospect, and a 1st rounder.

For Kubina, I'd take a 1st straight up for him. Jaroslav Halak strait up would work too.
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Originally Posted by vanylapep View Post
So how's Sundin doing in Vancouv?
Don't care. But I hear he's doing horribly. I'm sure that will change though.

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