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#1 Alex Burrows 14

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 02:58 PM

A trade with boston is very unlikely but i think this could work.

To Van: Marc Savard
To Bos: 5th round pick

Im not sure about this move because of savards concussion problems but i say we take a chance, i dont know if he will ever return and i dont know if he is trying to return or where he is in his recovery. But if there is a chance i say we gamble and go for it. He would be a great playmaker for the second line and bring a veteran presence, not that we need one but you can never have too much leadership. And we only have to give up a second round pick. I think boston would go for it because they get rid of his contract and free up cap space to resign lucic/horton/seguin and get something in return instead of just buying him out. Low risk high reward because if he retires i believe his contract come off the books? Correct me if im wrong.

The value might be off, a lower pick might be able to get him.

Edited by Alex Burrows 14, 08 September 2012 - 07:11 PM.

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 03:10 PM

A 2nd round pick in a very deep draft for a player that is retired/is going to retire. No thanks.

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 03:20 PM

Way too much to give up for a player that most likely won't ever play again.

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 03:21 PM

Throwing away a 2nd rounder

Savard is like Pronger.. they both have a hard time functioning in every day life due to their injuries..

Unfortunately, their careers are over.. I feel worse for Savard, because at least Pronger got to play for close to 20 years and won a Cup and some other hardware...

Edited by Wheels22, 08 September 2012 - 04:03 PM.


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Posted 08 September 2012 - 06:25 PM

Savard is basically retired. The only reason he hasn't officially is so he can still get medical pay.
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Posted 08 September 2012 - 06:57 PM

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 02:08 PM

we could send, litterally, a used puck bag to boston and thats still an overpayment for a guy who, odds are, wont ever play again.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 03:13 PM

Imagine if this trade went through then Savard fully recovered and became his old self.

I would be laughing for months :lol:

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 04:17 PM

Worth the risk IF Savard is fully healthy. Huge IF though.
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