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01-20-2013, 03:54 PM
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Originally Posted by TheGoalJudge View Post
So the issue is Plekanec. Personally, I have never included Plekanec in my lists. I think he should stay.

The rest are easily replaceable in FA. They should be dealt. For example: Trade Gionta for 1st + prospect. Sign Morrow.

Really not that hard.
Well, I use Plekanec as an example because I think he's the only vet that could give us a first rounder or high end prospect unless you include Gorges in this discussion. Maybe Cole, but it would be hard to justify trading Cole unless we immediately replace him.

The whole reason Gionta and Cole are expendable is because they are on the decline, and that's exactly the reason their value is limited. I actually think trading Gionta for a pick is a good idea, but we need to start using this pick and the cleared capspace from Gionta and the buyouts to bring in players who can contribute now.

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