Habs on Tradecentre Part 2 (Who do you want at the deadline/in free agency?)
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03-19-2013, 08:53 AM
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I'm all for adding size, but I would be weary of Clowe. Unless he comes -really- cheap, I think we should avoid him. He's regressing pretty badly, and players of his ilk don't age all that well.
Clarkson on the other hand? Yes please! I think he still has 2-3 good years in him. I wouldn't mind locking him up until he's 32 with a 4 year contract. By then he'll be regressing and our core will have aged well enough to be competitive in that time frame.
I doubt NJ lets him hit the open market though.
The only problem is that, like you said, NJ will do everything to keep him, and even if he does make the market, he'll be overpriced, as demand will be very high for a player like that, and the supply is limited.
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