Thread: Proposal: C Stewart for K Ballard
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11-12-2012, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Roof Daddy View Post
This is not much better than if the Leafs were to offer Komisarek (which I hope has never happened). Ballard isn't quite that bad, but paying 4.2mil for a bottom pairing guy isn't a good idea for any team, much less a team with an internal cap.
except that he's a bottom pairing guy by virtue of having edler and hamhuis above him, not by virtue of terrible play, as in your example.

but i agree that ballard's value as a result is too low now ...i would pass too if i were st louis. I do think there are a lot of teams though for whom Ballard could be very useful (Edm, for ex) ..but yeah, if I were them I wouldnt be opening up the coffers either...

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