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Predators making strong push for NCAA FA d-man Danny DeKeyser
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03-26-2013, 05:07 PM
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This is the key thing most are missing; you could potentially get a #3 or #4 defenseman depending on your current corps for absolutely nothing. He also comes in on an ELC contract, so there is no price driving or anything like that going on; he just wants to play wherever he goes. I can't fault him for that at all; wanting to see the ice is a more noble aspiration than most player contract negotiations by a mile.
The more I read about him, the more amped I get; of course that's how the hype machine works, but for no risk? Trotz and Poile are going all-in, good for them.
That's the key takeaway. I criticize Poile for being too passive in his pursuits. This is an uncharacteristically brazen pitch.
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