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02-25-2013, 11:09 AM
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Originally Posted by hototogisu View Post
Just like I predicted when everyone was calling the trade a slam dunk win for the Habs earlier this season...Bourque has been trending downward the last few games and Cammalleri has been hot.

I wouldn't worry, they'll switch again (and again) before the year is over.

Edit: In Bourque's defense, his flu/illness may have affected his performance in those last few games, so we'll see if he can keep it up when he's healthy again.
If Bourque produces at a 50 point pace(currently 28/48 or 48/82 games)...25-30 points this year...Cammalleri would need to be at 1 PPGM or more(45-50 points) to match his value as Bourque has been solid defensively and brings size and skill to the Plekanec line. Plus, that's without mentionning his 45% lower cap hit at the other assets(Holland and 2nd rounder) we got in the deal.

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