Trade Rumours and Proposals Thread Part 17: What does "bold" mean?
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05-18-2013, 11:45 AM
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Streit is 35 years old and the cap is going down. I think he'll be a 5M defenseman on a 3 year deal. He'll get that offer (maybe 5.5M from someone) from a handful of teams, including the NYI.
It's a Gonchar-like risk. Gonchar was horrible in his first year with Ottawa, but has had two decent years since. That's what I see with Streit. You sign him for 3-4 years and you'll get two good ones.
Not my first choice when you could get a guy like Liles for a song. I'd like to see the Oilers bring in something like Liles and Alzner/Coburn/Gudbranson...tough to get those guys though.
Mayers would be a great addition...but he made 12M last season - so the Sabres have already made a huge investment in him, so I doubt he'll be moved. I'd take Ville Leino as a 2nd line LW though. I also like Luke Adam - who is like the Sabres' Paajarvi.
The Islanders will not be offering Streit a contract anywhere near that, if one at all.
So you want a new Shawn Horcoff contract in Ville Leino?
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