Thread: Line Combos: Markov's influence on Korneev
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12-26-2009, 10:08 AM
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Originally Posted by natey2k4 View Post
There was word coming from the Korneev camp, apparently (per Pierre McGuire) that he planned to come over once his contract was up this season. He said this during a World Championship broadcast - but I can't remember if that was last year or the year before.

Also, there's never really been any word if Gainey and company are even interested in Korneev. I believe he was drafted a year or two before Gainey took the helm, which could be the reason he's never been brought over.

He's a great player though, no doubt. Easily a top-4 type guy.
My only question is at what cost? 3M-4M?

If he can replace Hammer for 3M rather then 5.5M then I am all for bringing him over...

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