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02-20-2013, 05:25 PM
Blind Gardien
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Originally Posted by habsrock76 View Post
From a habs fan who's lived in Ottawa his whole life i can tell you that Alfie will never be traded regardless if the Sens fall out of the playoff race (which I dont think they will).

In terms of admiration by Sens fans he is the Ottawa equivalent of Maurice Richard, it would be a PR disaster if he was ever traded.
It would be more like the Bourque situation. They would trade him *IF* he asked them to. I don't think Alfredsson will ask. But in the scenario where he felt like he wanted to go out with a Stanley Cup ring, then the Sens probably honour him so much that they'd actually go along with his wishes, even in the face of any PR backlash (although Sens fans too might be ok with it).

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