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08-20-2004, 09:19 AM
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Originally Posted by renberg
Just how many teams are going to pony up big time money for a center who has a history of back problems and is 31+ years old? Maybe Toronto but after that the line gets slim. Zhamnov will be hard pressed to get a better offer than the one that the Flyers gave to him. As much as he did last year while he was with the Flyers, I can see him signing and then spending most of his time in the trainer's room. He is a risky gamble.
Once again, reputation gets in the way of facts. In 12 NHL seasons, Zhamnov has played more than 60 games 9 times. He's injured a bit more than most people, but it's not horribly bad, I don't view signing him as that much of a risk. More like a gain.

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