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04-03-2007, 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Fletch View Post
I had mentioned back over the Summer that you can sign him and let Nylander go if Dubi was available. Thought it was a way to get younger at the time and a way to be able to bring in a kid if he was ready.

And I think Savy does bring you that much closer...put him with Jagr and you have Nylander on a second line - that's dangerous!
I have no issue with that plan, but I doubt that view would be shared by many on this board if it actually went through. If we did sign him last summer, people would have spent the year yelling about how Immonen never got a fair shake, and how nothing has changed in the organization etc etc. Instead we leave a spot open and it ends up being one of our bigger holes all year.

As for Savvy bringing us closer to a cup, right now I suppose I would agree you with, but I think a few months ago I would have thought about our defense and not been able to.

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