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07-08-2012, 03:36 PM
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Originally Posted by nyr5186 View Post
So if Sather signs Doan (assuming the deal is in the ballpark of $5 million a year), does that take us out of the Nash running? Could Slats use the threat of Doan coming to the Rangers as leverage with Howson? Howson I'm sure would hate to lose the Rangers as a possible trading partner for Nash. If you're Sather, do you try to ink Doan, and at the last minute, give Howson an opportunity to come down on his demands for Nash?
Nash+Doan is tight but doable. I think this is one of the reasons Sather saved his nickles and dimes on the 4th line.

Signing Doan would give Sather the opportunity to move a second veteran forward (AA?) in any deal.

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