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03-21-2013, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Rorschach View Post
We're not asking for him. I'm not saying Calgary should settle for nothing either. I'm saying that we can't offer much for him as the value to our team isn't there. And the fact that you must send him to a contender will limit his value IF you trade him.

There are literally only four teams that qualify as true contenders from each conference.


Also, the return can't be compared to guys like Hossa and past deadline deals because the lower the cap goes, the more picks and prospects are worth.
You realize the cap next season will be higher than when Hossa or Kovalchuk were traded?

In any case, if four teams are interesting in Iginla's services, that's more than enough to spark a bidding war. And given the rumours of LA being very interested in Iginla, it doesn't look like your organization shares your opinion.

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