CBJ-PHI (Rick Nash rumors and proposed deals; update: traded to NYR, July 23)
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06-20-2012, 09:33 PM
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This is starting to get some legs and fast. I don't mind getting Nash, I just don't want Couturier in the deal. Or Schenn.
Uhh, I don't think he has much of a say...his NTC doesn't come into effect for a while, no (if he even has one)? Also I agree adding Couturier to that sounds ridiculous, but again, I think this trade (if it went down in any form) would have to be a wait see. If Nash comes here and really gels with Giroux and they dominate, I can stomach losing Couturier in the deal. But if he comes here and plays to his recent seasons (which I personally don't expect) it would be just horrible for this franchise. High risk, high reward. If Nash is the player this organization apparently thinks he is, you get a dominant scorer to play on a line with a dominant set-up guy. If he isn't, you get another albatross of a contract while saying goodbye to a guy who appears to be a future Selke contender (plus JVR, etc). Ugh, I hate this time of year.
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