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12-19-2012, 03:55 PM
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Originally Posted by mrjimmyg89 View Post
Gabby could net similar to Nash. Two good players, a prospect, and a first. 41 goals is 41 goals. 40 in 2 of the last three years. Bonafide snipers still in his prime. A top 15 pick is not enough. And Gaborik can stay and we'll be fine with the cap. Only issue would be having him walk for nothing. Would not mind a similar package to Nash, even if it was 1 player, 1 prospect, 1 pick as lessvalue in rental.
The whole point of trading Gaborik would be to clear cap space in the new NHL environment that will likely come with a lower cap in 13-14. The Nash trade was basically a wash when it came to cap space changing hands.

Can we step assessing value in vacuums?

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