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07-01-2011, 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Lion Hound View Post
I wouldn't.

I think Gaborik is going to rebound. He younger, faster and I think he's a little hungrier than Jagr is at this stage of the game. A rested Gaborik with a guy that can feed him I will take anyday over a guy who is what 3 years removed from the NHL and in the twilight of his career?

And...I am not totally against the idea of Jagr. Just not into the idea of Jagr as this teams first line Right Wing. Hell I am not even convinced that he's going to beat out Ryan Callahan for the 2nd line.

Keep him under 3 mil and I would be happy. However...I don't think Jagr is looking to take less to come back. Someone will give him at least 4 or 4.5 I would think.
Jagr at that price is a more efficient gamble than Gaborik at his price, and despite the age difference, Jagr has proven to be the less likely of the two to break down.

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