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01-29-2013, 12:29 PM
Flair Hay
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Originally Posted by Vankiller Whale View Post
No contender will trade a core player signed at a great contract long term for a rental player, and certainly not from an area of weakness on our roster.

Not to mention he has a NTC.

I think the point of the thread was to find a way to convert our most valuable asset we can afford to lose into Perry. Not to make a hole to fill a luxury.
I think he means what Canucks would ASK for if it was Kesler going to other way. Impending UFA status isn't exactly a hindrance to the Ducks getting what they want for a player of this calibre. Not with half the contenders in the league interested in him.

It's not about fair, it's about ANA getting what they want. If they don't, there's a good chance they can re-sign him and Getzlaf anyway.

With all due respect to the OP, spoken as a fan of the Canucks...without Perry I don't think Vancouver is that strong of a Cup contender this year. Hope I'm wrong, but I think 2011 was the year and it just didn't work out.

Even WITH Perry and their current roster, it'd be no sure thing Rey get past the 2nd round. IMO.

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