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02-22-2013, 01:27 PM
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I'm going to toss out this name for discussion, since we've been bandying around different players the Flames might deal in a fire (so to speak) sale: Mike Cammalleri. High cap hit ($6 mil) for 1 year after this one, on pace for 15 goals and 41 points. He hasn't been spectacular for the Flames this season, from what (little) I've seen, but who has? I do remember his time with Montreal, particularly in 2010 when they went on their Cinderella playoff run – I just wish I could remember who eliminated them
– and Cammalleri was nearly unstoppable in the first two series.
I'm just thinking that if he could tap into that scoring touch again, he might be the shoot-first complement to Giroux and Hartnell. And he wouldn't cost as much to land as Iginla or Bouwmeester.
I'm lukewarm to this idea, particularly as Holmgren needs another $6 million contract like a hole in the head, but I'm just stoking the conversational fire.
I have no clue what it would cost the flyers but I will say that his reglar seasons are decent but he is a playoff super hero. He just seems to have a 2nd gear once April starts.......
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