Thread: Speculation: Contract for Hamhuis
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06-21-2010, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Foreverinour View Post
i read somewhere that hamhuis didnt really want to come to philly. so if for whatever reason we cant sign him..we could trade his rights before the 1st?

-carles cap is 3.4m. he got 42points in SJ and 35 with us last year and was +19, granted he was with pronger.
-hamhuis cap is 2m. seems to consistently get around 27 points and from what ive read can play anywhere. pk, pp, big minutes.

so basically it seems like we might have another carle, but maybe not as offensively skilled.

4yrs 3.5-3.8m
I wouldn't compare Hamhuis to Carle at all. I'm no expert on Hamhuis with him being out West his whole career, but his strength is a fairly physical defensive game, with an ability to effectively move the puck but he won't wow you. Carle's strength is an above average ability to move the puck, with little to no physicality, and occasional lapses in his defensive game.

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