Thread: Rumor: Trade Rumor Thread XIII
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01-26-2014, 04:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Khelvan View Post
Buying out Richards and then signing Stastny would be a huge upgrade. How realistic is that, though? There's going to be a huge bidding war for Stastny. He seems exactly like the kind of player the Rangers need.
I've said it before and I'll say it again, I'm not buying the Stastny love nor do I understand it. He's produced decently his last 2-3 years but isn't worth 6.5-7 per.

Why should we buyout Richards and then give a a 7 year deal with a similar cap-hit (6.5-7 million/year) to another guy who's nearly 30 whose best days are likely behind him? That's a recipe for disaster. Stastny isn't the answer, the only reason you guys are all trying to justify signing him is because he's the only decent center who will be available.

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