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07-03-2012, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by glenngineer View Post
Only problem with that is we had no idea what we had in Josi. And you have to trade Weber in the offseason to maximize the return. You can't wait til the deadline. If Suter is gone, Weber will not be here in the fall unless plan B has us acquiring another PMD defenseman to pair with Weber.
I think we all knew Hamhuis didn't want to be here. We agreed to let him stay through the end of the season instead of trading him at the deadline (we are sometimes too nice). This scenario could easily play out the same way for Suter and Weber.
Maybe not as much with Hamhuis, but with Suter this past season and with Weber next season, you will still get a very good return at the deadline. Or they could accept the ultimatum and sign.

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