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01-24-2013, 11:29 PM
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Yea that should have been balks, not balls. I foresee them only offering him 4 or 5 years max, as to not block Faksa. Someone on the open market will do better.
Huge Faksa fan, but counting your chickens before they hatch comes to mind.
With the illness and now the knee injury, by the time it comes to signing Roy in a few months, they'll have no idea what type of NHL player they have in Faksa.
I think you've got to go with the a similar move as Kari Lehtonen. Technically that deal could block Campbell, but he's not a sure bet elite starter. Lehts already proved he is.
When it comes time for Campbell or in this example Faksa or any other center prospect to push out Lehtonen/Roy ... you deal with it then. The end result is probably a nice package of assets which isn't a bad thing either.
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