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04-05-2013, 12:14 AM
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JohnHodgson
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Originally Posted by sparxx87 View Post
Insulting other people may make you feel better about yourself, but it doesn't make Luongo any more attractive on the trade market. Sorry.

The term remaining on Luongo's contract is incredibly unattractive.. Apparently you're among the few who can't grasp that.
I can grasp the fact that Luongo's term is incredibly unattractive. However, that does NOT destroy his value. Luongo + 7th for a 7th is a joke. Scott Gomez got traded with 5 years left on his 7.375 M contract for Ryan McDonagh (in 2009-2010 with a salary cap at 56.8M, incredibly lower than this year's cap). Gomez still had 36.875M left on his remaining contract over a shorter term, and still managed to get traded for a B+ prospect at the time, who's now a solid #2 defenseman. To believe that Luongo truly has no trade value is extremely childish.

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