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09-23-2009, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by DUHockey9 View Post
Several things wrong with this post.

I see no reason to believe they wouldn't pay Jones to play in the AHL if they had to. They've done it before for nearly the same cost with Gauthier.

Buying him out certainly DOES save money. 2/3 of his remaining salary over twice the remaining length of the deal. His salary is 3 million.

2/3 X 3 = 2 / (2X 1 year left) = 1 million a year for the next 2 years. A savings of 1.75 million on this years cap. Now, I think this would be a stupid idea. But it certainly does save money.
I thought they need Jones to accept that, if not they have to stick to the contract or pay a full salary.

And Jones is not so bad they'll keep Syvret and let Jones play in the minors for 3 million dollars, sounds crazy

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