Possible LARGE TO/Wash. deal in works?
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10-29-2003, 11:50 AM
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Let's not forget that if Jagr was involved, WSH would be picking up probably about half of his salary. Suddenly it doesn't become as much of a gamble for the Leafs because they aren't paying Jagr such an exorbitant amount of money. Either way, I would think anything involving Jagr would have to start with Kaberle and go from there, since the Caps do need to shore up their D.
Not that Kaberle is the way to go if you really want to shore up your defense.
If you think Toronto will "begin" with Kaberle, then the talks are already done. Jagr is a huge risk and his contract puts Wsh in the weak position for trade negotiations - not gonna happen.