LA needs solid 2nd line center
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10-22-2009, 12:03 AM
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Taking on Horcoff's contract for 5 more years after this one, would remove much of LA's cap flexibility and make it difficult for them to resign their young players to new deals when their entry level or current reasonable contracts are up. LA doesn't have that long of a contract where they'd need to dump the salary. Guys that might be overpaid, like Smyth and Handzus have their contracts up in the next 2 or 3 years.
I agree 100 percent! The length is a serious albatross!!!
That is why the only way I see this happening is:
A) L.A is a serious contender now and in the next 1-2 years.
B) They think that Horcoff can be the difference maker.
C) The Oil give up on this and probably the next 3 years.
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