Thread: Trade Emelin?
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11-14-2011, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by UniverStalinGraduate View Post
If that's true about him agreeing he'd play in Hamilton for some stint, I find it weird they'd let that stipulation in because I think players would start handcuffing teams into that more often...but also it is good to hear and hopefully once everyone is healthy (LOL!!!) he can either be playing nightly (or even every other game) in the NHL, or playing 20+ minutes a night for a couple of months in the AHL. I really like the sounds of that. Especially if he's got the want and enthusiasm to get better and sees it as an opportunity to work on his game and play some bigger minutes.
Players already handcuff teams with their demands for a no-trade contract, but I agree with you. When players start dictating terms it can create problems.

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