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07-04-2012, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by RandyHolt View Post
If we plan to use Laich as a checking C I see him as a logical choice to trade. Sell him as saving a GM a second contract, jock of all trades, proven scoring line winger, potential captain et al.

With inflation his contract may be cheap a few years from now, but to me he is overpaid to be a checking center. Lets roll Beagle instead and suffer through the 10 less goals somehow. Getting someone with better faceoff numbers should help that a bit.
I'd do that...yesterday, but odds are low, IMO. I think Laich is the kind of player a young team might be interested in giving up a good prospect for.. but if you're talking about a good top-6 player, I doubt Laich can be the best player in a package.

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