Thread: Value of: Dan Hamhuis
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10-23-2013, 12:48 AM
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Originally Posted by HockeyThoughts View Post
Ever since the 10/11 Vancouver Canucks Stanley Cup run I have been completely enamored with Dan Hamhuis. The way he plays appears tailormade to be slotted in beside Dion Phaneuf on our top pairing. At age 30, with 2 years remaining at 4.5M per year I feel his contract is also great bang for buck for what he brings to the table.

So Vancouver Canuck fans, say you guys are outside the playoff picture at the deadline (not saying they will be, just hypothetically) or you guy suffer a 1st round defeat and decide to mix it up a little bit..

What would it take to acquire the godlike defenseman known as Dan Hamhuis?




Hamhuis has a no trade clause and signed with Vancouver because he wanted to play for his home team.

Even if we wanted to trade him (which we never would), he'd likely veto it.

But, just for the sake of this thread, the asking price would probably be a legit top line forward from the Leafs. A package deal for Kessel would be ideal, but I doubt Toronto would want to move their star player. That leaves Lupul or JVR, probably plus given Lupul's injury history and JVR's lack of consistency. Not sure how much plus exactly it would be.

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