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02-27-2013, 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted by shadow1 View Post
I'm not as concerned as you are based on the unknown return in the eventual Ryan O'Reilly trade, as well as the quality UFA centers available in the next two off-seasons.

This summer alone, Derek Roy, Mike Ribiero, and Stephen Weiss are more than worthy of playing behind Matt Duchene. Jokes aside, Tyler Bozak isn't a bad option either.
There are a number of good UFA centers coming up I agree. I don't think any of them are as good at this stage of their careers as ROR will be or Stastny was until 2011. Disappointing to think about center depth being the backbone of our rebuild and now kind of evaporating you know?

As an aside, Dave Bolland is a UFA in the summer of 2014 and I'd love if we could acquire him next year.

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