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11-16-2003, 03:49 PM
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Craig's not on it.
 
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Originally Posted by go kim johnsson
Comrie and Rich Winter would have to have a contract in place with another team anyways, which could be another hold up with a potential trade. No one will trade for Comrie without having a contract ready, a la Eric Lindros. The Flyers had a few deals ready, but contracts were never done with other teams (Blues, Oilers, possibly Toronto and LA to name a few).
I'd expect that unlike Lindros, Comrie isn't going to try to use that as some kind of veto. Winter threatened to earlier, but it's become clear that Winter and Comrie are becoming increasingly impatient to get playing again. I expect that once a trade is worked out in principle, the contract negotiations will go pretty quickly.

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