Thread: Proposal: Calgary - Boston
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01-23-2011, 09:15 PM
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Originally Posted by BewareoftheBear View Post
Maybe you want Iggy but I certainly don't. We already have Chara's contract at 7 million, Thomas and Bergeron at 5 million, Horton and Lucic at 4 million. And for this year Krejci and Ryder and Seidenberg all around 3.5-4 million. Add another 7 million with Iggy and to have Chara, Iggy, Bergeron and Thomas is around 24 million just for four players.
PITT has nearly that much tied up in just three players, and they are very much a cup-contending team.

Crosby-Malkin-Fleury -> $22.4M
Chara-Iginla-Thomas-Bergeron --> $23.5M

Yes, I definitely see that the PITT trio is better in terms of talent, but in that foursome you have the NHL's #1 goalie and arguably the NHL's #1 defenceman and two very very good forwards. Not something I'd shake my head at, and I would applaud Chiarelli if he could pull off a trade that brought this foursome together.

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