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01-11-2010, 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by StephenYoung View Post
I disagree. With AK out, It's perfect time to try and make a Pouliot-type deal to fill out Andrei's spot. Not saying to rush anything, but Halak's value is as high as it was ever, and the team actually has a rather large hole, it would be a good time to be able to get a young guy in a slump, cheap and worse comes to worse, you put him on the 4th when AK comes back. I don't have any names right now, because I don't know who's hot or not but it could be a good deal.
So you actually agree with me then.

I said Gainey probably wouldn't be trading Halak UNLESS he get's a top 6 winger in return, someone we need to plug a hole. Simply put, I don't think he'd deal Halak for a pick at THIS point but he might in the off season. A pick will only hurt us now while we are in a hunt for a playoff spot, thus it wouldn't make sense right now. Getting a player in return would make sense IF it was to fill a glaring void we currently have, if not then I think Gainey passes.

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