Thread: Speculation: Nino Niederreiter - Requests Trade
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01-26-2013, 10:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Burmistrov08 View Post
The truth is, if Nino Niederreiter indeed has asked for a trade and Garth Snow has to explore trade offer he will not recoup his investment. Being a good AHL player is 100% different than being a good NHL player. If Niederreiter goes public or his agent does, it will leave the Islanders with no choice but to move him as the locker room will not want Nino playing with them.

With that line of thinking, the Isle players would have balked at Nabokov joining them.

The team wouldn't be waiting on Vis' son's surgery, looking to have Vis join their overworked top 3 of Hamonic/Streit/MacDonald.

Nino's agent has already said, in his latest comments that he expects tough contract talks with Snow in 2 yrs. Nino's telling fans that it's all his agent's doing (bs excuse).

Bottom line is, Snow shows no intention of moving Nino, while Nino and his rep have no way to force Snow's hand.

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