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02-01-2013, 01:11 PM
Join Date: Mar 2002
Originally Posted by
I Am Score
The Canucks need to just ship him to the Isles already.
Buy out DiPietro's contract. Canucks get Okposo, Strome, and Niederreiter in return.
My eyes are burning
1. Isles have shown they are willing to buyout players: Yashin,Witt and Bates.
Yashin was owed more then DiPi at the time of his buyout. DiPietro's $1.5m per buyout, would be doable.
2.Botta wrote when the Flyers were shopping Carter and the isles were shopping their high lottery pick, that his long term contract was a turnoff for the NYI. They'd been burned on the Yashin/DiPietro longterm deals.
I can't see the isles interest in Luongo's longterm deal.
3.I doubt Luongo waives his NTC to return to LI.
4.Snow has said he's sticking with his youth movement, expect more youngsters to make their way onto the roster. Trading a 24 yr old core player and their top two prospects for a 30 something yr old, is the exact opposite of what Snow wants to do.
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