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05-08-2009, 02:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Blind Gardien View Post
I don't think Antropov is a bad player. If Lang can't come back, Antropov could fill that niche nicely. Or offer a bigger-body replacement for Plekanec. I think he'd become something of a whipping boy in Montreal pretty quickly, though. But anyway, the stumbling block will be pricetag here. I wouldn't mind having Antropov on my team. But I don't want him on a UFA contract, which is bound to overprice him by a solid margin. So, thanks but no thanks.
Exactly. It's a question of dollars. If Antropov wants to play for free, then fine. But he's just not the kind of player to waste money or effort chasing after. Not when your team could be getting much better players.

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