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03-11-2013, 10:19 AM
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Originally Posted by 416Leafer View Post
That also provides good support for why signing Weiss is a good idea.

Either he becomes important to the team, and would be hard to trade. Or he becomes expendable, and is a free asset to trade for picks/prospects/other players.

Either way, it's a win. That's what signing Beauchemin did for us, and people didn't say "oh don't sign Beauchemin, because he's not a #1 D". So why avoid signing Weiss just because he's not a #1 C? Gives us more flexibility.

Worst case scenario, it's a repeat of Connolly, and he can be put on waivers. Doesn't really affect the teams longterm potential at all.
Still doesn't answer as to when they are going to trade Mac and Bozak.

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