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12-15-2012, 03:03 PM
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Dude, Stefan freaking Schneider is not going to be part of a package for any player. You listed a heck of a lot of C prospects there.
The only prospects we have that might have value to other teams are: Kassian, Jensen, Schroeder,Gaunce, and maybe, maybe Rodin. Lack for goaltending and Connauton on defense as well.
If we were sure we could re-sign Zajac, not one of those players would be untouchable for me, however I just don't see a fit for him with us, and I'd rather go after Corey Perry or something.
For Kovalchuk I'd do something along the lines of Schneider + Kassian + 1st, assuming that NJ wants to rebuild on the fly.
Brodeur retires and Zajac is looking to test UFA/go to Winnipeg, then I could see New Jersey moving Kovalchuk for young players).
I never said they were all winners, but I was asked what our forward prospect group looked like. As I said, it's unimpressive past the first two I don't think we could fathom trading for a UFA Zajac. If everything is an absolute certainty, yeah, Kassian and Jensen could be off the "untouchables" list, but there is no such thing as a certainty.
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