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03-20-2013, 02:11 PM
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Ivan13
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Originally Posted by Foppa2118 View Post
First of all I'm not eager. Second of all it's not this years pick, it would probably be 2015 if the Avs wait until after next years draft to re-sign him, and it would be top five protected.

I'd have no problem with Pominville long term in his early thirties, on a similar $5.5M tag he's at now. What he would add to the team would probably be worth more than whatever player they pick with what hopes to be a mid round pick by then.

If he asks for too much, he'd walk, and the Avs dont' give up their 1st, and clearing Jones's salary and opening up a spot for his replacement isn't that bad a thing.

Pominville would be absolutely perfect for this team as a 30 goal scorer and potential PPG guy. He would be a perfect fit next to Staz and Landy IMO. Whether they can get the right deal done is another question.
Well the Sabres wouldn't trade Pominville for a draft pick that's 2 years away and there's a lot of contenders who would out bid us rather easily.

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