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02-16-2010, 10:24 AM
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Vinny is definitely the perfect rental for a cup competitor. I'd venture to say he's an even better rental than Ray Whitney who comes with a significantly higher cap hit for virtually the same production.
If bet whatever team misses out on Whitney would gladly give up a late first for Vinny. Plus, there's always the chance that he comes back in the summer if he really enjoys being in NY and playing with Gaborik.
Flip prospal into a late first (Galiev/Tinordi) and I consider that a smart move going forward. He could be our version of KT who let himself be rented by the Blues year after year but still came back every summer.
Yep, this is what I hope happens. For the remainder of the year his cap hit is what, like $200,000? And he's going at almost a point per game clip. Any playoff team that hopes to contend can use the guy. I'm sure one of them will offer a first for him
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