View Single Post
02-22-2013, 10:13 AM
Boom Boom Aho
Sooo Good
Boom Boom Aho's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 22,417
vCash: 500
I won't be surprised if Rutherford goes after Liles given his love affair with offensive defensemen, but I won't be happy as that really isn't what Carolina needs given they have Pitkanen, McBain, Faulk, Corvo, Sanguinetti (and Murphy likely next year). What they lack and need a more physical, defensive defenseman.

The Canes also can't afford to take on too much salary/cap hit if they want to re-sign Semin because guys like Skinner, J. Staal, and Harrison all have increases in salary / cap. (they only have about $11M in space next year with quite a few players to sign).

I'll be royally pissed if Rutherford gives up much in the way of picks/prospects for someone like Liles, Komisarek, etc.. Guys like Gunnarson, Kostka, Holzer make more sense for Carolina, but I'd be surprised if Nonis moved any of them.

Boom Boom Aho is offline   Reply With Quote