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01-24-2013, 01:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Numbers View Post
Possibly, but not sure about this statement. They traded a 2nd for him, im pretty sure there is no way he yields a 1st. And don't think he will get the return of Lindback. So if Ottawa is lucky they will get a 2nd and maybe a 3/4/5 draft choice as a supplement. Teams won't trade a great prospect either for Bishop, maybe a long term project at best. The biggest problem for Ottawa is similar to what St. Louis had, that being that they feel the need to move Bishop because they have 2 other good goalies and other teams know this.
on the other hand, the goalie market at the moment is:
1. Luongo
2. Bishop
3. Someone that isnt good enough to be a backup on their current team.

as long as vancouver keeps demanding the moon, bishop has value. Personally, i think they could cash him in for a 2nd right now (and keep in mind, ottawa traded a 2013 2nd for him, so they'd be essentially getting those 10 games last year for free). Ottawa doesnt want a 2nd though. They want a dman who can play now. I expect them to wait this out and hope that someone's goalie problems fit our need (hey phoenix, i hear you have a lot of defensemen, eh?).

Originally Posted by Winroba View Post
Luongo to TOR, Bishop to EDM, then the teams involved send Bishop to TOR and Luongo to EDM
I dont think nonis is the type of gm who would acquire luongo just to trade him back to vancouver's divison. Certainly not the way to make friends with other GM's.

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