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12-19-2003, 01:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Peter Griffin
At $7.5 mil per season, Iggy's value is likely pretty low right now. One of Handzus or Williams plus a 2nd round pick would likely be the tops for him. There are very few teams that could afford Iginla, and even less that would actually be interested in trading for him.
That's your assement of what Iginla's worth is, fair enough. There is no way Sutter trades Iginla for a downgrade in personel and a draft pick.

The deal doesn't make sense for Calgary unless there is a significant return in assets. Iginla maybe cold (starting to heat up) early in the 2003-2004 season but it is always down the stretch that he starts to make his magic. I just don't see Iginla being traded for a draft pick as the major return. That's what Comrie brought and I would say that Iginla's trade value is much higher then Comrie's.

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