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09-15-2006, 08:58 PM
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Originally Posted by BigE View Post
You can't have your cake and eat it too - and Carolina can't expect to receive potential value, presently, that matches what Johnson will be in the future.

I'm not going to suggest that Tyutin would be enough, because he's not - he's not proven enough - but I don't expect a Pronger-esque deal (even if on a minor scale...which really wouldn't be a Pronger-esque deal...).
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Originally Posted by Lou is God View Post
I would agree with you on Tyutin, but I have seen enough of Prucha last season to know that while he might not be a "proven vet" yet, he is the real deal.
Two very fair opinions. As a fan, I agree with those that think a NYR/CAR deal is unlikely. The point I want to make is that a significant/painful amount of players/talent will have to be given up to aquire Johnson. If we can somehow give up garbage to get him I'm all for it of course, unfortunately, that outcome is unlikely.

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