Trade Rumor Thread Part VI: Gaborik for Peanuts
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03-12-2013, 10:32 AM
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They aren't THAT close to the cap for next season. It should be a thought but if they like someone like Stoll or Glencross who has term beyond this season and feel they can be part of the organization for multiple years then the trade is fine. What's the difference between bringing them in and keeping them or going after Clowe or another UFA in the summer?
The difference is that if you have to trade someone to make room, you will get a lot less for that player if teams know you have to trade him to get under the cap.
I guarantee you that Sather won't trade for any player that has term beyond this year unless near equal term is going the other way.
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