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01-03-2013, 03:07 PM
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Originally Posted by y2kcanucks View Post
A players value is more than what teams are willing to give up. Consider value over replacement player. Luongo's value over a replacement in net is extremely high. His production has value to this team, and if that value exceeds what we are being offered from other teams then it makes zero sense to trade him.
Once again, normally I'd agree but given the Canuck's scenario with Schneider emerging, and Luongo stating that it's time to move on, we have a somewhat forced hand.
And how is his value going to increase the longer we hold on to him, if the cap is lowered and him only getting older? Maybe for part of a season (if a team like Philly struggles with goaltending), but any longer and his value declines IMO.

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