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03-25-2013, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Kaoz View Post
There's probably some truth to this, but the team most certainly won't be better off in the end just letting him walk. The fans perception of the head office might be somewhat salvaged but unless they can make a quick turn around and turn Calgary into a consistent contender that will quickly change.

Most fans aren't stupid.
Both situations are bad, but trading him for nothing is worse.

At least if he walks the decision to go is purely Iginla's.

If it was a pure business decision then yeah you take the best deal you can. But it isn't - you have to cater to the fan base too.

You can't trade a guy like Iginla for something like a low 2nd round pick. If that's the best offer you get then you keep him.

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