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02-11-2014, 12:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Timo View Post
The time to trade Hemsky was 2 years ago. Sadly, he is worth more to us on the roster than as a third round pick. Hemsky will re sign for fairly cheap.

We basically can't afford to trade him.
Nor should we even consider bringing him back... unless he is signing for $1M or below... he is so limited in what he brings... cannot switch wings... can not play C... is not a grinder... can not PK... he would be a power play specialist at this point of his career and even then we have four better wingers (Hall Perron Eberle Yak)... no it is time to say good bye to that train as it has left the station:

Hendricks-Gordon-? (big physical winger)
Gazdic Joensuu

Odds are Hemmer goes to an OTT or BUF or even Calgary (yuck)... or he could just take an offer back home... point is he no longer fits here and has not really since 2012.

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