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04-11-2013, 02:56 PM
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duster19
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Originally Posted by Dan-o16 View Post
With the way the organization is moving forward this year, halting momentum in that way would be a huge mistake.
Not really. A 1 year deal isnt going to hurt anyone. They need some form of "scoring" forward next year. I'm not convinced the prospects are ready to make a jump to the first line for 82 games, so we need some form of stop gap who can fill in for a yr or at least till Strome is ready. Boyes fills that role. If he wants a long term deal then you move on and find someone else for that role. If he is willing to sign that 1 yr deal, and you can get decent production out of him, then why wouldnt you? Plus you can always move him down the line up, move him, scratch him. Its a 1 year deal, no biggie.

Im not saying I like Boyes or think he is a good player. I would love for them to sign an elite RW, but I just dont see it.

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