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02-13-2013, 03:38 PM
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kingsfan
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Columbus could be an option I agree, I guess it comes down to if DL wants to deal Bernier in the conference or not. If he did, you'd think Columbus would be an ideal market, as they aren't a divisional rival so less chance he burns us.

I don't see us moving him for a draft pick though, not unless it comes with a player as well, or is part of a bigger deal. We are the defending Stanley Cup champions, it doesn't make much sense to deal a key asset for something that can't help us this year. Which makes me wonder if we wouldn't target a veteran backup as part of any deal if we do one before or at the trade deadline.

i do think though that DL is likely looking for a deal that gives us sore offensive depth, but also a UFA to be defenseman that he can plug into the line up to fill some of the long-term injury gaps (or someone signed past this year if the plan is to let Scuds walk after the season).

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