Thread: Confirmed with Link: Nashville claims Brandon Yip off waivers
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01-23-2012, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by deanwormer View Post
Sure seems to me we'd be better off moving Horny than Hals. You'd expect a considerably better return for Horny than Hals. Assuming we get a F back it lets him settle into a top6 role and no one is displaced; if it's a D we can move Smith back to top6 role. Horny is also the logical one displaced by an acquisition of an F and he sure isn't gonna' skate on that Spals line any way you wanna' configure it, which puts his $3mil salary on the Smithson line and the PP. We also save $2mil in salary and I believe we don't lose a ton of production over the next couple years. Of course if we get a C back then all bets are off on what Trotz does with those lines.
Hornqvist leads the team in goalscoring over the last 3 seasons, and pretty handily. He's the only player that we have that's consistently productive in front of the net. I don't get the belief that some have that he's an overrated goalscorer.

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