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Puck Daddy’s Top 10 Free-Agent Pivots

From Greg Wyshynski at Puck Daddy:

The best centers available at the Frenzy this week sadly aren’t unrestricted free agents. They have names like Lecavalier and Gomez and Marleau. They cost a lot of money, and will cost talent going back the other way. But comparing them to most of the free-agent centers on the UFA market is like comparing the grosses for the new “Transformers” explosion-gasm with those for the new Larry-David-as-Woody-Allen flick. In the sense that there is no comparison.

The problem with this summer’s crop of pivots isn’t just its depth; it’s the details. Joe Sakic(notes) proved he had something left in the tank last season, though not much; but it’s the Colorado Avalanche or daily rounds of golf and afternoon naps for him.

Click here for more. Ranger fans: Do you want Gomez to go?

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Patrick has a tremendous passion for hockey. Besides covering the Rangers and the NHL for Kukla's Korner, you can also find Patrick's work over at Sportsnet.ca, The Red Light District Hockey Blog, NHL Home Ice, and Liam Maguire's Ultimate Hockey web site.

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