Thread: Speculation: Cole want return a Cane?
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01-12-2013, 08:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Mystlyfe View Post
People saying that Montreal wouldn't accept that deal for a "35G player" are missing the point. This is if Cole was going to retire rather than continuing to play in Montreal. It's better to get something for him than nothing, though eating any of his cap hit would likely be a non-starter for them. Montreal would have absolutely no leverage in the trade negotiations, as Cole would have effectively said "Raleigh or bust."
Yes we can have one leverage, Montreal could say: We keep you in Montreal or bust

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