Thread: Speculation: Gunnarsson to NYR?
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09-27-2011, 08:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Lupes View Post
My apologies... but I have always thought u guys were called that term for shortcut.

If u guys are offering that for Gunnarsson, then I can almost undoubtedly say he will not get moved. He is worth much more than 3rd and Hagelin/Bourque.
Common misconception a lot of people have. Its actually a derogatory term like "Laughs" would be for the Leafs. I never understood how it caught on so quickly and how everyone uses it, but that's for another thread.

I totally understand your feeling with Gunnarsson. I think he is actually UNDERRATED by most around the league because of Schenn and Phaneuf on your back-end. He is a smooth skating puck-mover who has room to grow and develop still. I'm guessing that my offer and yours are on the (2) sides of the fence and that if a deal was done, it would be more somewhere in the middle. I just know that the Rangers wouldn't move Anisimov or Stepan.

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