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12-22-2011, 09:33 AM
What, Me Worry?
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Originally Posted by SensHero View Post
That doesn't stop them from trading him for a pick or a low salary player and still spending the money elsewhere in a different deal. I can't see them trade a pending UFA for another pending UFA, where is the improvement there? For either team involved.
Well, I named off the UFA fwds who make similar money to Penner. You can also add Jokinen, Ruutu, Arnott and Prospal to that list. I just don't see LA moving Penner for two assets who aren't going to add too much to their team, and then going out and spending a 2nd rounder to replace Penner. Maybe they trade Penner for a pick, but I don't think they'd add anything to him for Butler and/or Regin, and I don't think they would trade him unless they had someone coming in to replace him.

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