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03-25-2013, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Drop the Sopel View Post
Yeah, Pittsburgh couldn't get Hamhuis signed. Iginla is another Western Canadian that might want to stay closer to home. The Kings are who I would worry about.

If Iginla wants a cup, he knows he would have a good shot at it in Vancouver. The goaltending, top 5 defensemen, the Sedins, Kesler and Burrows are all going to be around the next few years - throw a 30-40 goalscoring RW and it's a great mix.
The problem is where he fits into this group. I don't see him a Kesler really gelling and is he really a puck retrieval guy like Burr is for the Sedins.

Ideally, they acquire Iginla and Ribeiro for the 2nd line but there's that stupid thing called the cap

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