Thread: Speculation: Can you say Yashin.
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07-21-2012, 10:46 AM
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Originally Posted by coldsteelonice84 View Post
There's basically nothing left at this point. Yashin, I mean, he could probably put up about 40 points as 2nd line C. This would be my plan H but it's still a plan and has no downside. Waive his ass if you need a roster spot for someone better later on in the season.
I was talking about the 50 contract limit. I think they're at 48. I don't think that would change next CBA.

Yashin hasn't been in the NHL for 1/2 a decade and he's 38 with almost no meaningful NHL playoff experience and even less personal or team success in those NHL postseasons. His attitude is a big question too. He would probably ask for a big contract too after seeing what some of the other older vets signed for. I would rather see a gamble on the kids. I don't think they'll really look into him anyway.

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