Semin to Detroit is now an E4
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07-17-2011, 12:17 AM
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Hamilton, Ont
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Now back to the topic. What realistically could Det offer that would keep the caps under the cap AND give them a better playoff shot ( In there eyes ).
I saw someone post Filppula but it would have to be more complicated than that.
Probably Filppula, a top prospect, and a 1st, which personally I would not do at all, I like Semin and all but:
A) He only has 1 year under contract (An expensive contract might I add).
B) Filppula is a very underrated player, while he does not put up a lot of numbers like Semin, he's our legit number 2 center and fantastic defensively, dealing him would make us weaker in the middle.
C) Along with B, I would not be happy with giving away one of our blue chippers if not needed to, as far as I'm concerned, there's no need for Semin, I would rather just wait for the deadline or next summer if they want a high end forward.
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