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05-29-2009, 07:05 PM
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I think this deal trumps the Bieksa deal that has been put forward. My only thought is that it also is going to be a lot more salary after next season when these RFAs are up for new contracts.
I like Gilbert and Cogs. Nillson does nothing for us. He's a 3rd liner at best and we have too many of those sorts of players already. At $2m, he's a cap drain. The offer is better without him. I'd just replace him with a 2nd rounder.
I'm just not sure if Gilbert is a great fit for the Caps. We don't need an offensive defensemen. We need a physical defensive defensemen. Bieksa is perfect. Gilbert isn't.
It's an interesting proposal though.
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