*OFFICIAL* Windsor Spitfires 2012-13 Season Thread (Part 6)
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12-13-2012, 09:03 AM
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Windsor, Ontario
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I talked to my inside guy told for lunch and he told me they r pushing a trade now hard but if it doesnt come before the freeze
early jan you will be some players go
quote un quote - you will like these trades and the players getting moved out you will be happy
anyone else hear about this ?
As much as I feel that the Spits need to improve, the win streak has probably put off the inevitable trades. As for the Spits they have a week to do a deal before the OHL Christmas trade freeze (Dec 20-27) and they play 3 games in that period. A number of teams have players missing and this is the time the bottom feeders (such as the Spits) need to make hay while the sun shines = grab the points while the getting is good. So I expect trades will be difficult to make until after Jan 5th. If the Spits do poorly in the next 3 games against weakened teams you would expect them to make some major moves Jan 5th -10th.
Here are some dates that you might want to look at if you are wondering if a trade(s) might be imminent....
Dec. 26 to Jan. 5
— World Junior Hockey Championship (Ufa, Russia)
Dec. 29 to Jan. 4
— World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (Victoriaville/Drummondville, Que.)
Jan. 10 at noon — OHL trade deadline
*Restricted trading periods
— Dec. 10 to Jan. 5 (WJC players); Dec. 20 to 27 (all players) Dec. 27 to Jan. 4 (U-17 players)
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