Trade Rumours and Proposals Thread Part 17: What does "bold" mean?
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05-13-2013, 04:03 PM
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I think Halak is done in St. Louis. He skipped media day.
Go get him MacT!
I wanted Halak for the Oilers when the Habs traded him to the Blues... but do the Oilers want to spend 3.75 million in Cap on Halak? Personally I think he's worth the money and the cap hit (same as Khabi) but there's plenty of other holes to fill and players to sign. I honestly don't see the Oilers using assets to acquire Halak.
Personally though, I'd do it as I think he's a solid goalie and he's young enough (28) to easily get 5+ more good years of performance from him. I also probably overvalue the Goalie position compared to some who want to get by with adequate goaltending but why not make that area strong if you can do it at a cheap enough cost.
Dubnyk/Halak imo would be a very solid duo for years to come... one less area to worry about.
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