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Does Roberto Luongo's Star Status Increase His Trade Value?


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#31 xshaw

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 09:24 AM

Hey guys remember when we traded Linden the year after we almost won the Cup?
I have a feeling this is gonna end the same way.


So you're saying that (well first of all it was almost 4 years later) we will get a young power forward that will be a part of the most dynamic line in team history, plus a young defensemen who is currently the team captain who we will later trade so we can pick the future top 2 scorers in team history in the same draft?

I'd be okay with that, and I think you would be too.

Edited by xshaw, 29 April 2012 - 09:30 AM.

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#32 Ray_Cathode

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 10:12 AM

What increases Luongo's trade value is his diminishing salary compared to his cap hit. A lowwer tier team looking to make a buck can use his contract to reach the salary floor, ice an nhl team, and pay him peanuts.


Yeah, this is correct - for as long as he is able to contribute.

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 10:17 AM

Yes he used to score 50 goals in Atlanta by not back checking and waiting at center ice for an outlet pass. Jersey has actually made him into more of a complete player. I used to hate Kovalchuk because he was the definition of floater but since he has come to Jersey they have turned him into a much better complete player that works works hard at both ends.


I'll I add him to the list of players I wished the Canucks have :lol: Thanks for informing me on this I was clearly misconceived.
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