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05-06-2013, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Chainshot View Post
I was accepting anything about him, just talking about what happened. Liken it to someone calling the lockouts being a strike or work stoppage -- the results are no hockey but it was on the owners. Similarly, Regier made Nolan an offer and Ted walked for the reasons he walked for.

Anyway, back to Miller....

So short-listing possible teams:

- Phoenix, especially if the Sabres use the new ability to retain salary
- Islanders, again retaining salary if they aren't already on his list of 8
- .... ummm....

So. Probably not much market there, and with the VanCans about to split a seem and move one of their tandem in trade, plus a variety of UFA options (Emery, Smith, Backstrom, Nabokov for example) as well as the ever-present possibility of a youngster like Bernier being in play this summer... there is no imputus for a team to give up a lot of assets to fill a need in net when they could attempt to either get younger/cheaper than Miller (Schneider or Bernier) or fill in a UFA-type for nothing but cash.

It's too bad Waddell is scouting for the Pens now rather than a GM somewhere, since he had such a love for Miller's play.
Thats a pretty meh market for him.

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