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02-05-2013, 11:10 PM
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Sorry, I was mistaken about the floor, I thought it was $49m when it is actually $44m. Even so, some salary would likely have to be coming back from Detroit.
Also, getting 2 2nd round picks for Streit is a pretty good deal, and Snow would be pretty foolish not to at least consider
Isles aren't taking on a bad contract to move Streit.
and 2 seconds in a draft that lacks depth, is hardly something to get excited about.
2013 NHL draft lacks depth of talent
There’s good news and bad news for teams getting off to sluggish starts this lockout-shortened season. The good news is there’s some high-end young talent available in the 2013 NHL draft – Nathan MacKinnon, Seth Jones and Jonathan Drouin at the head of the class – for the bottom-feeders to feast on. The bad news? Contrary to popular belief, the 2013 draft isn’t nearly as deep as scouts initially projected the past couple of seasons.
“The 2013 draft won’t come close to 2003,” another scout said. “Let’s make that clear right now.
Take away the first eight or 10 picks and you’re looking at guys who can contribute on the third and fourth lines, not the first line.”
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