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Atlanta Could Be Destination For Schneider

from Kevin Allen at Mucking & Grinding,

The Atlanta Thrashers are still pondering a move to land a defenseman, and Anaheim’s Mathieu Schneider would seem to be a logical choice if the Thrashers can fit him into their budget.

The Thrashers are only near the $41 million mark, and based on their off-season moves they don’t want to venture too far north of that figure….

Of course the Thrashers would have to convince Burke to probably take Ken Klee ($1.25 million) and another $500,000 player to make it work.

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added 12:07pm, from Bob McKenzie of TSN,

When Schneider is dealt, it’s possible it could be rolled out to a larger deal. Some teams have inquired about forward Bobby Ryan’s availability and the truth is Ryan, the second overall pick in the 04 draft behind Sidney Crosby, may be expendable on this Ducks’ roster.

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