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08-06-2012, 01:08 AM
Honour Over Glory
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Originally Posted by Tiranis View Post
Why would we have no choice but to let him walk? We can easily afford to pay him $1m to play in the AHL if need be. Not to mention that if Luongo gets traded then we would use him as our backup.

Contenders don't use a guy that still isn't really all that proven as their #1 for an entire year and run for the playoffs + a rookie back-up if that goaltender falters. The moment Vancouver moves Luongo, they will make another move to pick up a back-up if the ones via Free Agency aren't worthy. That's how contending teams do business. Serious ones anyway.

Also, Lack signed the offer-sheet. He did, he wasn't forced, he wanted to. So speculate as much as you all did with the Weber stuff, maybe he wants to go somewhere he might have a better shot at a #1 job, Chicago seems like a good start.

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