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06-21-2013, 06:09 PM
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Originally Posted by MN14 View Post
I tend to agree but I would actually suggest that would be a starting point if you're one of the teams interested in Bernier. Otherwise, you're taking 2 chances--1. you're taking a chance that he would accept a contract to play for your team as well as play for a particular price and term. 2. You're taking a chance that he will sign with you over the other teams that are interested who may beat you to the punch or offer more money, term, or some other x-factor. Trading for him now allows a team to bypass all that at least for some time.
I agree but from my standpoint as a flyers fan he would sign with us. He wants to be a starter and he would be on a playoff team that is very young. And he wants money which we would give him.

I think they only thing trading for him gives you over offer sheeting is a million in cap savings max. That's why I'd just offer sheet him

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