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03-20-2013, 02:23 AM
Bourne Endeavor
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Originally Posted by Bleach Clean View Post
Grabo at 4m would be fantastic.

Do you think Raymond takes 3m? That's what it would have to be if they intend to still keep Higgins too. 5.5m for both to stay. I dunno. I'm leaning towards them keeping Booth, both for style of play and cost certainty. Who knows what Raymond will ask for after having to swallow a paycut this past year.
While I have come around on Booth, his constant injury status makes him something of a liability to long term planning. If Raymond is willing to take three million or thereabouts, I would advocate re-signing him and looking to move or buyout Booth. Good player but as we have witnessed his season. Injuries are too much of a killer for us.

I wonder though if the Leafs would go for eating $1.5M of Grabs contract.

Originally Posted by Goldrunner View Post
A pay cut also seems to come with a NTC NMC in Vancouver though..

Do we want Raymond cheap on a NTC ?
I'd do it. NTC being hard to trade is overrated. Most players waive without much issue. In fact, Heatley is the only one who recently made a big fuss about it.

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