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06-30-2011, 07:23 AM
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Originally Posted by eco's bones View Post
Callahan is great at what he does but how much say would the Sabres have to offer to get him that the Rangers wouldn't match and take compensation instead. $5 mil? a year. $6 mil? To get a player like him a team would have to overpay by a lot--messing with their own salary structure and paying the other team off with high draft choices. Would it be worth it? In Callahan's case I don't think so. And the chances of another then coming around to do the same to you increase as well.
I guess it all depends how valuable a team thinks Callahan is. He had 48 pts in 60 games last year- I believe that if he played 82 games he would've had over 60 points. So maybe if a team thinks he can consistently put up ~60 points, plus his intangibles, then maybe they're willing to lose a first round pick for him. Idk, just thinking out loud...

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