Thread: GDT: FA/Trade Talk
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07-05-2013, 10:29 PM
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Originally Posted by ThirdManIn View Post
I don't think he is severely overpaid or anything. I just think for a third line center who is probably going to put up similar numbers to Legwand or Fisher he is getting more than he should. However, it's free agency. That's how it works, and it's a short term contract. If he was signed for anything longer than two years, at 36 years old, I wouldn't be nearly as pleased with it as I am. All in all this is the best free agency we've had in a while, and it's only the first day. We can still make trades to clear space, and possibly pick up another player or two.
Well, and you have to think Smith, Spaling, or Gaustad are going to be moved, as they would be the odd men out after today. I guess a lot will depend on whether Poile is expecting Forsberg and Beck to make the team out of camp, and how regular a player Clune is going to be. At the least, assuming Forsberg and Beck are penciled in, at least one of those three is gone.

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