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03-09-2013, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by otown View Post
No guarantee it will be Bishop who gets traded. Could be Anderson if the return is right. The Sens are in a relatively good position as a result of the unfortunate circumstances this year. They have had a chance to showcase their young talent and other NHL teams are taking note. This just increases the chances of a good return when a trade eventually takes place. Murray will hold off until they make him an offer he can't refuse.
Anderson is going absolutely nowhere unless the return is a ridiculous, franchise-changing return. Why? Because his value to us as the calming ice general to our young team will not be seen by other GMs. The fact that Murray bristles at the mere mention of trading him (his "he could be our starter for the next 8-10 years) shows how much faith B-Murda has in him.

Bishop and Lehner have both been shaky at times. Anderson has been a rock for this team over his previous 100 starts and is a proven playoff goalie. The Sens are going to make a hard run next year for the Cup and Anderson is the goalie they will hedge their bets on.

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