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Gaborik May Be A Blue Jacket

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added 2:40pm,

Dreger on TSN says Gaborik has agreed to the trade, now paper work has to go through.

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perfection's avatar

wait… he has a NTC?? why on earth would he waive it to go to Columbus? I thought the whole purpose of NTC’s is so you don’t end up on teams like Columbus or the equivalent?

Posted by perfection from LaLaLand on 04/03/13 at 02:40 PM ET

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If it goes through, Gaborik reunites with coach Richards.

Posted by SYF from Twerkin' with Anastasia Ashley on 04/03/13 at 02:41 PM ET

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Posted by perfection from LaLaLand on 04/03/13 at 02:40 PM ET

Unless he’s so tired of Torts he just wants out and will go anywhere, even Columbus.

Posted by phillyd from Southern New Jersey on 04/03/13 at 02:41 PM ET

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My jaw actually dropped when I read this.

Posted by TreKronor on 04/03/13 at 02:43 PM ET

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Unless he’s so tired of Torts he just wants out and will go anywhere, even Columbus.

Posted by phillyd from Southern New Jersey on 04/03/13 at 02:41 PM ET

That’s probably closer to the truth then we’ll ever know.

Posted by bezukov from the kids are alright. on 04/03/13 at 03:00 PM ET

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This would be the equivalent of Fil, Abby, Kindl, and a 6th, and it boggles my mind that we let Lidstrom retire without giving him another realistic shot at a cup, and now we are doing the same with Datsyuk.  This would have been a doable trade for the Wings without depleting the farm, you can’t tell me Ken Holland is kicking all the tires.  On top of that Columbus and NY will be in the same division next year!  Which you think would have made this trade even harder to pull off.

Posted by Jdunc from Flint, MI on 04/03/13 at 03:03 PM ET

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Everyone got better except for us.

Posted by letsmakeit12 on 04/03/13 at 03:10 PM ET

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Posted by letsmakeit12 on 04/03/13 at 03:10 PM ET

...i…like…our…team…

Posted by Garth on 04/03/13 at 03:20 PM ET

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Posted by Jdunc from Flint, MI on 04/03/13 at 03:03 PM ET

Seriously?  That’s really overrating our players in order to bash Holland.  With the exception of Fil’s big season last year, he Brassard probably average about 35 to 40 pts a year, except Brassard is 4 years younger and a former high draft pick, so he feasibly still has further potential.  Dorsett and Abdelkader are about even talent wise, but Dorsett is a lot tougher.  Kindl is better then John Moore, but John Moore is 4 years younger.

Posted by henrymalredo from Lansing on 04/03/13 at 03:21 PM ET

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We view them as KH and MB want us to.  Flip is slotted Top line Winger or Second Line Center.

Abby is a Second Line Winger

Kindle QB’s a “legitimate” 2nd PP.

Haha, okay.  The Wings players are garbage and need to be replaced, but when you need an excuse to bash Holland, there suddenly much better players that could’ve easily been used in a trade.

Posted by henrymalredo from Lansing on 04/03/13 at 03:41 PM ET

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Posted by HockeytownOverhaul on 04/03/13 at 04:05 PM ET

Have Franzen give him a call, problem solved.

Posted by Django on 04/03/13 at 04:19 PM ET

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I’m am concerned about Gabs work ethic and his ability to work w/ Babs.  He’s worth a try in the offseason bc Wings won’t have to give up picks/players.  I’d be even more surprised if he resigned w/ CLB

Posted by statelouis26 from Detroit, MI on 04/03/13 at 05:39 PM ET

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