Thread: Proposal: Pitt/Ana (Perry)
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01-25-2013, 06:16 PM
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Originally Posted by OCPenguin View Post
UMMM... don't need to pay attention. I think you need to genius.

"If Perry goes on the market, UFA or not, the bidding would be way out of the Pens range." This was your initial comment. Pittsburgh has the $$$. If Pittsburgh doesn't, neither do many other teams because they are up at the cap, or many won't spend it. You made it out to be a bidding war.

The second part is an opinion of yours and nothing else - you don't see him ending up in Pittsburgh anyway and that is fine. But don't be a fool to think Pittsburgh doesn't have the $$$ which you are making it out to be.
Let me pull you out of your fantasy land for a minute, if possible:

Which option do you thnk is realistic:

A. Shero will be one of the highest bidders for Perry's services?

B. Perry takes a discount to come play with Crosby?

A is obviously never going to happen. If you think Shero will be in the top three bidders, go back to sleep.

B is the only slim chance there is.

Now feel free to list all of the big name FAs who took discounts to play with Crosby/Malkin.

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