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02-09-2013, 10:56 PM
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Originally Posted by WhamBamCam8 View Post
I would only deal real assets for a guy like O'Reilly or Carlson... These one and done players don't interest me for the prices you have to pay.

Bruins need a top 9 forward. You should be able to get one for a prospect (not top 5) and a 2nd. I'm not giving up #1's or a top 5 prospect for Iginla, Ryder, Morrow et all.
That would've been a solid and applicable offer 4 years ago. With parity throughout the league, expectations and demands have risen dramatically for rentals with each passing year. What used to be considered a solid offer for a player on a non-expiring contract is now the demand of a rental.

Point is, to get any player, you're likely going to have to pay through the nose.

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