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07-19-2012, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by AMDZen View Post
It won't be easy, but the team will lose more money than that if they let him go. Nashville will sign it. Even if the owner has to take out a loan

They said the same thing about Joe Sakic when the Rangers tried to nab him. Colorado management had no problem matching the offer.

http://slapshot.blogs.nytimes.com/20...ckey-business/
Actually, I think the Avs had to scramble and sell off shares to afford Sakic after that offer sheet.

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