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Offline Nik the Trik

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Re: Armchair GM 2017-2018
« Reply #225 on: January 28, 2018, 02:41:42 PM »

Unless I knew he wanted to sign an extension at a very reasonable price it'd be very difficult to convince me to offer a significant prospect for him. The Leafs don't have a short window and shouldn't be using assets on wingers right now.
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Re: Armchair GM 2017-2018
« Reply #226 on: January 28, 2018, 03:13:17 PM »

Unless I knew he wanted to sign an extension at a very reasonable price it'd be very difficult to convince me to offer a significant prospect for him. The Leafs don't have a short window and shouldn't be using assets on wingers right now.

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Re: Armchair GM 2017-2018
« Reply #227 on: March 01, 2018, 12:29:47 PM »
Anyone else think Ottawa is a good candidate to take Martin's contract once his July bonus is paid out?  Gives them some cap with little money attached.

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Re: Armchair GM 2017-2018
« Reply #228 on: March 01, 2018, 12:54:16 PM »
Anyone else think Ottawa is a good candidate to take Martin's contract once his July bonus is paid out?  Gives them some cap with little money attached.

I think we let him pick where he wants to go and if that destination will have him, we just take the conditional 7th and try to help him be happy.

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Re: Armchair GM 2017-2018
« Reply #229 on: March 01, 2018, 01:18:33 PM »
Anyone else think Ottawa is a good candidate to take Martin's contract once his July bonus is paid out?  Gives them some cap with little money attached.

He'll be the new Chris Neil, perfect.

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Re: Armchair GM 2017-2018
« Reply #230 on: March 07, 2018, 09:07:54 AM »
*clears throat*

If the Habs are really looking to rebuild this summer and they decide to unload Shea Weber's contract for a reasonable price, I'd look into it.

Something around Zaitsev for Weber would interest me.

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Re: Armchair GM 2017-2018
« Reply #231 on: March 07, 2018, 09:15:07 AM »
*clears throat*

If the Habs are really looking to rebuild this summer and they decide to unload Shea Weber's contract for a reasonable price, I'd look into it.

Something around Zaitsev for Weber would interest me.

And then expose him to Seattle.

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Re: Armchair GM 2017-2018
« Reply #232 on: March 07, 2018, 09:29:33 AM »
And then expose him to Seattle.

I mean it depends on where his game is at at that point, but Seattle gives us a nice safety net just in case it starts to deteriorate. But I'd actually be fine with keeping him for the next 5 seasons, at which point his salary goes down to $1mil and we all know that there's no way in hell he's playing his final 3 seasons at that rate. Because of that his contract really isn't as bad as people make it out to be.

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Re: Armchair GM 2017-2018
« Reply #233 on: March 07, 2018, 11:05:26 AM »
I think Babcock would really like having Weber.

I'm not sure he's a great fit here given his playstyle, but he's certainly a step up on anyone else we've got going on the right side at the moment.

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Re: Armchair GM 2017-2018
« Reply #233 on: March 07, 2018, 11:05:26 AM »