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01-03-2013, 10:40 AM
Holden Caulfield
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Originally Posted by SoundAndFury View Post
I seriously doubt Gaborik and Hossa would like to play this season after such serious injuries. And if they do, I think Hossa would go to Lev for obvious reasons and Gaborik would play for whoever pays him the most.
What obvious reasons are those?

Originally Posted by Faterson View Post
I think it's unlikely for them to pick up anyone before we know for sure whether there is an NHL season this year or not.

If there is, then I think Slovan will pick up no one.

If the NHL season is cancelled and Slovan still picks up no one, especially not the freely available Hossa and Gáborík (or at least makes an attempt to get them), it would be extremely disappointing and the waste of a unique opportunity. I heard some rumours that claimed that Slovan management just intends to "coast" for the rest of the season, hoping it would be enough to rescue a play-off spot. I can only hope that those rumours have no basis in fact.
That's a little disappointing. Even if there is an NHL season, this team is pretty good, and one (or two) more top 6 players would make a world of difference.

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