Thread: Salary Cap: Two-Year Plan
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04-27-2009, 07:39 PM
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Originally Posted by SCUDeriMISSILE View Post
Anyone can come up with UFA names to slide into our wings. The fact is, however, that we, and pretty much any team that can spend near the cap max, rely heavily on our pipeline to develop into quality NHL players.

If there ever is a time where drafting and development is important, now is that time.
You are correct, this is how it works with any capped league. You sign a key free agent or two and fill out your roster with the players you draft. The NHL's cap is still in it's infancy, the GMs will catch on sooner or later. Have to break the "build the team through free agency" mindset.

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