GDT: Anaheim Ducks @ Los Angeles Kings, Tuesday 9/30/08 @ 7:30 PM PST
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10-01-2008, 08:03 AM
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Gardnerville, NV
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Armstrong = Useful, in certain situations on the ice, good at bringing energy back to a game and above average pk. Kids like him, good character, team spirit, 110% every shift, yada yada.
Calder = Deadweight taking a spot from a kid who is ready or on the cusp about the break in and needs a chance. Nothing on the ice, nothing I've ever heard whisper of contributing anywhere else. (though just because I haven't heard it doesn't make it true or untrue)
Like I said in another thread cap hit will be a huge factor in who stays and who goes. Calder makes $2.7 million. If the Kings trade/waive him there is no combination of current players that the Kings could use to stay above the salary floor. If Armstrong is traded/waived the Kings
stay above the floor.....but they would have to keep Hickey up to replace Derek's cap hit.
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