Thread: Value of: The Buffalo Rebuild Thread
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01-30-2013, 10:47 PM
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Originally Posted by tsujimoto74 View Post
One of only 4 active players to post at least 25 goals in each of his first 7 seasons. That's about as consistent as you can get shy of the truly elite players, which no team in their right mind would ever make available for trade. If Buffalo put Van on the block, I think it's fair to guess that a lot of teams would be interested in acquiring him and would offering better packages than B prospect + late 1st/2nd.
Consistent over the course of a season I meant, not career wise. He is very streaky, always starts well and dies down. And no, not a lot of teams. At 7mil for next year when the cap goes down, you'll be limited in competitive teams with the cap room to take him on. Assuming Buffalo is getting back futures and not a roster player. A deal I would see for him would be a very good prospect+mid-late first (depending on the team)+cap dump

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