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10-16-2012, 07:42 AM
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Originally Posted by
Tim Vezina Thomas
Honestly, I would do this in a heartbeat. Not sure it would work cap wise, but if there was a way to make it work without blowing up our team I would.
I see Caron/Jared Knight as having the same type of ceiling. Not the same player, but the same ceiling. Definite third line potential...good defensively, hard worker, 40-60 point potential. I also see both of them with possible top six potential, but unlikely.
I see Caron as our 3rd line left wing of the future, but no chance for him to move up into the top six (Lucic, Marchand). With this trade, Edmonton gets a strong LW and a good draft pick...value seems fair.
Where do I sign?
IF Hemsky could stay healthy, yes ofcourse you do this deal. But how would you feel when Hemsky is in Boston & he succumbs to his annual injury and misses half the season or more, & Boston has a $5m cap hit on IR?
If Chiarelli chooses this route (shopping Caron + pick) for 3rd line vet who can occasionally slot into top-6, I'd rather him go after Morrow than Hemsky.
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