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01-13-2012, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by KingRoy33 View Post
What a lot of people need to understand in regards to the deal being made with Calgary is this:

I truly believe this deal was in the works for a while but Gauthier didnt want to pull the trigger just yet, but after Cammys comments you need to remove the cancer from the room so it heated up and he pulled the trigger

Secondly Cammy has a limited no trade clause which allows him to pick 7 teams he can be traded to so in saying that Gauthier doesnt get much of an option to put out the word and get a King's ransom. Think about it you are trying to find a buyer who will take on Cammy 6 million dollar cap hit without having to take back the same amount of money back with only 7 teams to work with, I think he did a good job and got what everyone has been complaining about, Size!

PS Production is the same from both players, with Bourque actually doing a bit better.
Bourque is playing better, and brings more to the table if and when he is not scoring...oh, and he is a lot bigger than one of the smurfs...remember guys, we are looking for size up front...Cole didn't work out too badly.

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