Thread: Proposal: New Jersey - Ottawa
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01-17-2011, 01:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Flyers Fan Forever View Post
Why wouldn't they just let another team sign Parise and get four 1sts?
If it comes to that, and NJ believes they will receive that offer sheet for 9 million or something ridiculous, I'm sure they would let him go.

After the Burkie-Chairelli incident, though, I'd be surprised to see any GM gamble on Parise to the tune of 4 firsts. What if he DiPietro's out and hurts himself in the years to come?

I think a Kessel style offer sheet is probable in terms of compensation. I don't see any GM going the four first round pick route to ante up, however the trade route, like in my original post, is also a possibility if a GM believes he has to make a better offer than two firsts, a second, and a third.

Hence my original question that has virtually gone unanswered... is this offer of a lottery pick, David Rundblad, and Peter Regin, or a variation of it, a better option than two firsts, a second, and a third for NJ?

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