Rumor Thread 3.0: Gagner fit for a King?
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02-11-2014, 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted by
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The team will likely draft a player capable of filling that role this year, probably Draisaitl. So you just need to bring someone in who can fill it for a couple of seasons until Draisaitl is ready.
In a perfect world, you bring someone in who is looking for that opportunity and has shown themselves capable, increase their value by putting them in the right positions to succeed and then when Draisaitl is ready in two or three years you can flip that centre to fill a need somewhere else.
Brandon Sutter. Has size, is a great two way player/ shut down guy. He has been in the league for 4-5 years or something and has been around a 30 pt guy and he has shown he has a little offensive upside. Is an RFA this year and likely looking for a pay increase and possibly a bigger role. Pittsburgh probably isn't in a position to offer both. Try to get him in a cheap deal or offer sheet him at 3.3 would only cost us a 2nd.
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