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06-29-2012, 02:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Habaneros View Post
No i don't worry about another goalie ,you got Brodeur for 2 years.
There is help in 2013 if you need it ....Nabakov can hold the fort .

Anyway 6.507 million dollar Price , what happen if he stumbles in next 2 yrs with that contract? There risk everywhere.

All i say is this team is better trading Price.....if there was no goalies avail like Brodeur or Miller or etc etc , i would NEVER propose this idea.
That's my whole point. You can't just assume because they're UFAs that we have a shot at them or that they're "available". They might re-sign with their teams in the next two years, or they might never want to sign with us in the first place.

Here's a more realistic exercise: imagine we traded Price 2 years ago and had no back-up plan except to sign a UFA goalie on July 1st, 2012. Here's what we'd be looking at, in order of # of wins last season:

Martin Brodeur
Jonas Gustavsson
Johan Hedberg
Scott Clemmensen
Dwayne Roloson
Martin Biron
Curtis Sanford
Al Montoya
Chris Mason
Brent Johnson
Ty Conklin
Brad Thiessen
Andrew Raycroft
Justin Peters
Alex Auld
Marty Turco
Dan Ellis
Curtis McElhinney
Sebastien Caron
Peter Mannino
Drew MacIntyre
Yann Danis

Basically if we don't sign the top guy on that list, we're up **** creek. That's what you're saying we should pin our hopes on. Your list of Lundqvists and Millers starts to look like a list of Raycrofts and Aulds in a hurry.

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