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01-08-2010, 05:08 PM
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We already have a very good, reliable #1 goaltender and he's not retiring any time soon.
I was getting more excited about the possibility of being able to trade Johnson in the future for some major pieces that we actually lack.
It's really hard to get value for a goalie who's not already starting. Anaheim couldn't trade Bryzgalov for anything, and that kid is great. Turco was traded for, I think, a third round pick, and went on to be a top NHL starter immediately.
Neil Smith tried again and again to trade VBK for decent value and failed.
For some reason, goalie value is really low.
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