The Toronto Fan590 guys were talking about a rumor that Armstrong is looking for offers for Halak. I forget who they said had mentioned it.
I heard this and I was like...uh...whut??
So they had Norm Sanders (BND Blues writer) on a bit later, and he pretty much said that was a stupid idea and that it would shock him if that were true, for a few reasons.
1) The short sprint-to-the-finish season with a lot of back to back games would mean the Blues would greatly benefit from having two solid goalies so one didn't get worn out.
2) After Halak got hurt, Elliot didn't wow us in the playoffs last year like he did in the regular season...so putting all of your eggs in Elliot's basket might be iffy right now.
3) The Blues don't have a goalie in the minors that is quite NHL-ready yet to step in as a backup.
After Norm was off the air, they 590 guys said something like, well... if the Blues are out of it near the deadline, they might be willing to ship a guy like Halak to Toronto, who may need a goalie for the playoff push.
That just irked me. They pretty much ignored what Norm said. Plus... like Toronto is going to be in better shape at the trade deadline than the Blues? Uh, I don't think so.
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