The problem is, he has 3 more years on his contract. Wolski is gone after this year. If we are going to add 3.785 mil to next year's cap, we might as well trade Dubi + futures for Nash.
Yup, I mentioned the contract length in my original post as the only negative if he could be had for cheap.
And I disagree. I think this team with Dubinsky and Vermette is better suited for a long playoff run than no Dubi and Rick Nash. He's soft for his size and sorely overpaid. Would rather stand pat and spend 7 mil on Parise in the offseason.
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Hey guys, i've been thinking really hard and thought of a guy who can really help this team.
I was thinking possibly Girardi, Stepan, Dubinsky, Mcdonagh, Kreider, 1st would do it and oh...since a lot of you want to trade Staal, too, I was thinking maybe just throw him in there too. Hey, we get a young sniper in Hall who fits our biggest need!
I'd toss in McIlrath as well. Heard he was seen sporting Winnipeg Jets gear the other night. Third jersey no less.
I love how everyone just keeps mentioning Parise as if its a given were going to get him in the offseason.
They mention his as a possible signing over the summer who would cost no assets. I would prefer we take our chances with him as opposed to dealing core pieces, prospects and picks for a guy like Nash. If he re-signs with NJ or elsewhere as a UFA so be it. We'll just keep plugging along...the team is moving in the right direction. No need to dismantle it now.
No to Nash and Carter. Both are extremely overrated. All the Rangers would need is a gaustad/Kubina combo, Bobby Ryan or a Selanne rental. If we could get Gaustad and Selanne by only giving up MZA, Wolski, Bourque, and a 2nd, it would be awesome. For Bobby Ryan, I'd give up AA, MZA, Wolski, and a 2nd. It's not worth trading the core.
If Sauer is not coming back, Kubina makes my traveling squad. That still leaves Sather a forward short though. I still think there's no way he goes into the playoffs with Wolski or Bickel or Newbury as the 13th forward.
I honestly feel no trade is necessary.NYR has built a great core through depth.Im not willing to see all sorts of pics go.the team is fine.Dubinksy needs to start scoring and Eminger is fine on D...Unless you can get a superstar at a steal price then go for it..if not ill pass.