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02-11-2014, 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Sloth Slothersons View Post
Hmm I wonder if Tavares is available.

Would Gagner + do it?
I would say no chance of them trading him. If the + is Yakupov or Eberle they might not hang up the phone at least.

Originally Posted by Cawz View Post
I dont think so. At the trade deadline, no-one is going to trade away a useful NHL player if they are heading to the playoffs, and thats what we need. I think we can find a better trading partner in the early summer before his NMC kicks in July 1. We need a trade with someone who has too many grinders and not enough skill. There were 25 players traded last year before July 1st, so there is always a mini-flurry before the 1st.
Like the Kings with Clifford, that seems to fit the above description. But I agree with the return a bottom six guy and maybe prospect or pick if we are lucky. But if the Oil do not eat part of Gagner's ugly contract then forget about the pick/prospect, a big physical bottom six guy is about all one could hope for IMO. I still think Gags probably has a little less value after the season.

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