What to do with all our defensemen?
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06-30-2013, 10:42 PM
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Location: London, UK & Chi, US
Posted something similar in the other thread, but i'm pretty certain we could move Salvador for SOMETHING. We're obviously not using a compliance buyout this year, and moving Volchenkov just seems unrealistic to me.
Salvador on the other hand probably could be moved, the FA pool on defence isn't too spectacular, i'm sure someone would bite for a late round pick, maybe if we retain 1M or something? Either that or trade him for an overpaid/underachieving forward of similar or less value with equal or less years remaining.
Give Volchenkov another year and see if his play improves, if not compliance him next off-season. He's got no excuses, especially with what should be massively improved goaltending.
I'd be happy enough with:
Tallinder - Larsson
Greene - Fayne
Free Agent / Prospect - Volchenkov
Give Urbom/Gelinas a chance or see if Zidlicky or someone will re-sign on the cheap.
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