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03-05-2012, 03:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Em Ancien View Post
Once again, trade him for futures. Take a salary dump for a year on top of it if you have to. But please, don't take garbage on the hook for a long term. Everyone knew Bourque was terrible.

You could've went on the Flames boards and found that out FFS. But anyone who saw a bunch of Flames games could've told you what Bourque was all about.

It's mind-boggling how we can end up with a player like that. Nix the deal and pick some futures up at the deadline. If we wanted to save the season, why would you pick up a lesser player? The supposed 'cancer'? Enough with the BS.

It was a decent move if you wanted to get rid of Cammalleri. But it just wasn't good enough.
How is Bourque "terrible"?

He is having a bad year and still on pace for 20+ goals after seasons of 27, 27 and 21(in 58 games).

At 3.3 mil/year he is a bargain.

I think if you find a skilled winger for him and Plekanec or Eller he should bounce back to 25+.

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