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01-05-2012, 09:36 AM
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Originally Posted by SugarSugar View Post
The statement is non-news as far as Selanne and Koivu are concerned -- they both have full NMCs, so it's just a statement of fact. What's he going to say, "Yeah, I'll be asking those guys to waive their NMC?"

It's only really interesting in that it signals that Getzlaf and Perry, in addition to Ryan, are also potentially on the block -- I would say it's more a signal to every player on the team WITHOUT a NMC. But I don't think we're in that hunt.
I think he's trying to shake up the team, too - for the GM to come right out and say "I'll trade anyone" don't hear that very often. They fired Carlyle and brought in a pretty big name in Boudreau to replace him. What else is left in the motivational cupboard?

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