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03-19-2013, 01:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Bryanbryoil View Post
At what cost and what length? If he gets any slower he's an AHL player. I would be very hesitant to sign him more than a year or two. If we can get a solid defense prospect that's 20-22 for him I'd do it. If we can acquire a 2nd for him, I'd do it and try to use that pick to get a replacement for him at the draft when a team is looking to move a player for a pick.
It would have to be a short term deal for sure. One or two years.

If we can trade Whitney for a 2nd, are we going to get a better defenceman back for that same pick?

I just think Whitney is a decent enough stop gap player and we still have a need for his offence on the backend next year.

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