Thread: Value of: Corey Perry to Montreal
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01-21-2013, 04:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Ginu View Post
That's the point. The trade can be made pending a contract extension. You don't let a player like Perry go to UFA just hoping to get him. You try to trade for him before and sign him to an extension. We may not be challenging in the next 2 years but when someone that fills such a glaring hole for you becomes available, you go for it. He'd be a huge piece for our future.
I understand. It's just... if you went by what some posters are saying, there are about 15 teams out there that are going to get Perry for nothing as a UFA. They make it sound so easy. "We'll just sign him as a UFA."

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