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01-27-2013, 06:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Tortorella View Post
How do you know what Snow wants? Hemsky/Gagner would be a big improvement over Boyes on RW. I think due to them being established players, you can't expect other teams to fork over their talent for unproven players.

Snow has made repeated comments that he's sticking with his homegrown rebuild, to expect more kids to make their way onto the roster. Boyes is on a cheap, 1 yr deal that buys time for Nino/Nelson/Kabanov to get a full yr in the AHL, while Strome gets a full yr in juniors.

His actions: adding cheap kids, getting his own young nhlers to sign team friendly contracts and having a cap floor payroll, is a good indicator that he would not be in the mix to pay the oft injured Hermsky $5m

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