Thread: Proposal: Trade Proposal: Anton Babchuk
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09-09-2009, 12:48 PM
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Originally Posted by dru View Post
If Babchuk goes to the Rangers or Devils and signs a 2 year deal at $1.4 million a season and Howson does nothing to address our PP leading into camp, I would be so pissed. $1.4 million to potentially fix our PP and have a better shot at going back to the playoffs seems too good to be true.

How often are you going to be able to acquire a 25 year old, 6'5", right handed shooting defenseman, with 5 years of NHL experience, that scored 16 goals the season before for a mid-level prospect? Geeeez.
Just a reminder. Howson and the coaching staff might not have the same impressions on his overall game that you do. That and Howson likely doesn't know what the contract demands are. I find it unlikely that's it's 1.4 per year, however.

If we trade Ruth and get a guy that wants 3.5 mil, it's pretty much a waste.

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