Islanders not expected to bring back Konopka
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06-09-2011, 01:43 PM
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From reading the blog, it seems rather likely Gillies and Haley will be back (Both are being booked for Islander public appearances and it would look bad to not sign them after that). Botta says he believes Konopka would have moved at the deadline if anyone would have offered more than a 4th round pick for him. I don't get this, if you're not planning on bringing him back and not making the playoffs, why would you simply not take the highest offer for him, regardless of whether or not it's a 4th round pick!?
precedents. its why they also didnt unload martinek this year and roloson two years ago. its to show that you wont go below your set price.
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