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07-23-2012, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by cnshockey View Post
Lou Lamoriello is not the type of GM to give a **** if he's hosting the draft or not. He's going to do what he thinks is best for his team and I think he has to realize that having a 40 year old goalie and a 36 year old one will not work.
Hedberg is 39...

Originally Posted by cnshockey View Post
A deal of Bernier for NJ 1st + Hedberg would be great IMO. Could add on either side with smaller stuff but to get a first and a very good backup works just fine for me.
...and most likely unwilling to waive his NTC.

The only way the Devils could possibly accomodate for a Bernier-type goalie is if Hedberg retires. Under normal circumstances, I'd be all over this trade too but:

1) we have two goalies under contract for two more years
2) both have NTC's
3) the first round pick is a non-starter because we still have to give up one because of the Kovalcontract.

A resounding no from NJ that could really have been a yes last season.

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