“If a person that’s a huge superstar becomes available, the economics of it are frightening. Then if you have to trade for them, not only do you have to come up with a number of pieces to satisfy the other team, but then the player has the option of walking away on you July 1. That’s tough.” “If you make a mistake there, that could end up being two mistakes. If he comes here and then decides he doesn’t want to be here and goes July 1, that’s a double-whammy. It’s a scary situation.” -John Davidson, President of the St. Louis Blues. More from Norm Sanders of the News-Democrat including Ed Belfour resigns from his part-time goaltending consultant position with the Blues.

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