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02-06-2013, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Zip15 View Post
I think Wild fans would laugh you off the trade board with that one. I don't see any way that they give up that package around Granlund (and Dumba) for Vanek. Vanek would be their fifth (!) player with a cap hit greater than $6.7m. I imagine they'll want to surround all that high-priced talent with cheap talent on ELC's; players like Granlund and Dumba, for example.
Its a starting point from the Sabres side. The main guy I want is Granlund.

Basically the Wild get a chance at a cup the next 2 years, Vanek then replaces heatley on the cap. Heatley is 3 years older, so the WIld get a little younger. Maybe the Wild could move Heatley to another team.

Parise and Vanek give that hometown excitement. I mean the Sabres would be trading their best player here. I think getting a couple top prospects is very fair. But again, I am willing to go without Dumba.

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