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03-25-2013, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Abbotsford Heat View Post
It only takes 2 parties bidding against each other to create a bidding war. If those 2 parties see each other as playoff opponents it also becomes as much about making sure the other guy doesn't get him as much as adding him to your own team.

We already saw this happen with Morrow, the Pens overpaid because it both helped them and stopped the Bruins from getting Morrow. This is also the reason I do not believe the Pens are out of the Iginla sweepstakes just because they picked up Morrow.
This makes a lot of sense.
What PIT can do is even if they don't want to pay a lot to get Iginla, they can always create a bidding war and at least make BOS pay more or have them give up and let Western team get Iginla instead

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