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04-28-2011, 05:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Duc620 View Post
For some reason, I think DL will do that with Richards. Really go for it. And I think Richards will still choose the Rangers. He's a Canadian guy, there'd be no doubt he's the number one star, original six, his original coach - pretty tempting.
I also think DL will really go after him. I see Richards as having all the traits that DL thinks a King should have. He went pretty hard after Kovy, for sure, but not all out. He did go really hard after Hossa, we just got beat by a team that was much more ready to compete than we were. I feel that the Kings have shown they are very close to being contenders, and with a healthy Kopi and Richards, they would be expected to win a round or two minimum.

The thing with the NYR is they have been known to throw stupid money around. With money being equal, from his interviews I think Richards would pick LA. The Rangers are solid, but with the Kings back end the addition of Richards would make them a legitimate threat for the cup.

We just have to hope that Sather doesn't have a bout of insanity and offer $8M.

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