Originally written on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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Simmons/News We have a category for “Irresponsible Rumormongering,” but this post probably belongs under “Completely Irresponsible Rumormongering That Might Raise Eklund’s Eyebrows.”  Sorry for that, but it’s that time of year… Marian Gaborik to San Jose for Dan Boyle Boyle for Gaborik is the rumor mentioned most frequently by those in the know and it also happens to be the deal that makes the most sense.  The Rangers get the puck-moving defenseman they so desperately need and the Sharks add some punch to their 28th-ranked offense.  The cap hits are a wash and each run through next season.  I actually thought this trade was a lot more likely a couple weeks ago before San Jose converted Brent Burns – its other offensive-minded defenseman – into a forward and traded Douglas Murray to Pittsburgh.  The Sharks could still definitely use Gaborik, but it’s a little hard to see how they’d replace Boyle.  New York also may have interest in scoreless forward Ryane Clowe, but they’d need to
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