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01-26-2012, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by BigBrown View Post
Exactly. Do you think Columbus, a team that's desperate for any kind of talent, especially at the center position, decide to trade him on a whim? There are issues there, serious issues, and being stuck with those issues for the next ten years is something to really think about before making that kind of commitment.

Like I said before, I'm not totally against acquiring him but please stop referring to his contract as a positive. At best, it's a huge gamble with some value to be gained for the next couple of years.
I would remind some that Dean has said in the past that once a room has matured (and the Kings' room has) you can add a player that may not have the best reputation of the ice if the talent on the ice is there.

I am not saying Carter is a problem player, but I doubt it is a major concern now that Dean has his leadership group in place.

I would start by offering Johnson and would try to avoid any "+" being Bernier.

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