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08-26-2012, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Rowdy Roddy Peeper View Post
Forget the stupidity of trading for a player and signing him to a multi-year only to deal him away before he even plays a game - anybody who thinks the Pens should even entertain offers for Vokoun is just completely ignorant of what happened in the playoffs last year.

He's there to lighten Fleury's regular season load and provide quality veteran insurance in case he falters again in the playoffs. Kulemin would be a nice wing target to take a flier on, but Mike Bossy wouldn't help us win a series if we get goaltending like we did vs. Philly.

The answer's a resounding "NO". Vokoun has an absolutely essential role to play here.
I guess the main thing we disagree on here is that I think Reimer is pretty similar in skill to Vokoun at this point.

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