Goalies traded in 2015-16 (since end of last season):
rights to Niemi
Maybe four or five whose first names most of us would know. Not much received in exchange altho Lehner (with Legwand) yielded a first-rounder (!). Jones with a pick and a player yielded Lucic. Then Jones went for a first. Talbot yielded a second, third and seventh. Every other deal was who for who. So I stand corrected, there is some market for goalies. But I don't see Howard being of much interest to anyone. Even if we ate $3M per year, he has never won anything.
Yeah, points taken. I'm not saying we'd get a huge return or anything but there is definitely a market for goalies.. Also, I don't think the rest of the league thinks Howard is as bad as wings fans think; I could be wrong though I guess.
I did forget about his limited ntc though so that complicates things a little.. but I'd think he'll want to start somewhere rather than backup here. We'll see.