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06-29-2011, 06:51 PM
Damaged Goods
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Originally Posted by GoneFullHolmgren View Post
Thats not the point. We wont be able to sign anyone offering that kind of deal. you know depth playets that we still need. You act like there is no risk. There is plenty of risk in doing this and that is probably the biggest one. if we give Stamkos an offersheet you can forget about Gagne, Cole, ect signing here.

It is not worth the risk. You drinking the same kool-aid Holmgren, Clarke, Snider are pushing? They think we are better right now then we were a week ago. We are not better. This team still needs a checking defensive center, a 7th defenseman among other things.
Actually, the fact that I don't agree with Clarke when he says this is a better team is also the reason why I don't think it's very important to stock up on mid-tier free agent role players at market value. The trades may have helped the organization's long-term health, but to be a real contender RIGHT NOW the Flyers need to make a bold move. Otherwise they should wait and see what they have with the young talent. If they are better than anticipated, you can get a player of Cole's caliber at the deadline.

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