Thread: Speculation: 2011 Acq./Rost. Bldg./Cap Part 4
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01-09-2012, 07:29 AM
Hale Dunter
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Originally Posted by CapitalsCup2012 View Post
Happily accepted? In what reality?

Any team like that accepting an aging vet having a horrible year should fire their GM. They can tread water with young guys who at least have some upside. At least Schultz makes a little bit of sense since he's young. Hamrlik makes none for bad teams. We won't be able to sucker anyone into taking Hamrlik. We're going to have to live with another McPhee blunder.
At some point you have to dress a credible nhl team. Playing youngsters is fine if they are near-ready but you cant roll out marginal AHL (or wherever their feeder is) talent. If they want Vermette gone, for whatever reason, then the trade would be decent for them since they are shedding contract years and getting a credible NHL player in return.

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