Thread: Value of: Douglas Murray to Ottawa
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01-17-2013, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by DuckEatinShark View Post
I'd do Condra+, depending on the + of course. But at the deadline, a player like Murray would garner somevalue because he's UFA and has playoff experience so I wouldn't trade him until then, if at all.
Like I said before, if the Sharks are in playoff contention by the TDL, I don't see DW trading Murray. You don't trade depth defenseman for picks if you are contending, and the only teams that will want Murray at the deadline are contending teams (hence they'll probably only offer picks).

Originally Posted by hockeyball View Post
Just FYI, Murray was apparently dealing with an injury last season that was slowing him down considerably (or so he claims). So while I dont have a huge amount of hope, it is entirely possible he could return to form and if so his value goes way up.
I agree. But if he returns to form, he's too valuable to the Sharks if they are contending, so I don't see him getting traded then either.

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