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What If…

from Larry Brooks of the NY Post,

What, for example, if the Rangers could get Joe Sakic from the Avalanche as a rental if they also accept Jose Theodore’s $5.3M contract that runs through next season?
What if the Rangers trade for Theodore as a precursor to waiving him?
What if Jim Dolan is willing to pay Theodore $5.3M to play in Hartford next year - the Avalanche sure won’t pay out that cash to a player in the minors, and will thus be hamstrung by the goaltender’s contract - if it means acquiring Offer Sheet Joe?
Wouldn’t that be more valuable to the Avalanche’s rebuilding process than getting a No. 1 in a deal? Wouldn’t it?

Larry also takes a look at the status of Sandis Ozolinsh…

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