Thread: Speculation: 2011 Acq./Rost. Bldg./Cap Part 2
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11-29-2011, 02:18 AM
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Originally Posted by NobodyBeatsTheWiz View Post
I'd dangle Kuznetsov for Ryan.
If Ryan is truly available, ANA is looking for a hell of a lot more than a Russian prospect with visions of Olympic glory bouncing around in his head. Have a look at ANA's blueline and you'll quickly realize what they'd be looking for.

My guess is that the NHL exec is feeding Kyper some bull, in an attempt to create some public pressure. Ryan is signed long-term to a fair deal (while Getzlaf & Perry will be UFAs in only a year and a half). To get Ryan, teams would have to completely overpay (or iow, Carlson AND Eakin). Doesn't have the smell of a McPhee type maneuver.

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