#72: Thrashers @ Flyers - March 21, 2010 - 7:00 PM (ET)
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03-22-2010, 01:38 PM
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Well 1: We needed Emery's cap space so he had to be LTIR'd for an goalie acquisitons.
2: In order to be on the LTIR you have to be out a LONG time. This is not the regular IR. GMs knew Emery was a nonfactor and yes that did up value, but Holmgren's statement had nothing to do with it
yeah that cleared cap space really helped out.
Dont think Holmgren went goalie shopping, he thought Leighton and Boucher were the answers. He was clearing space for a run at Hamhuis.
so I guess it was just a coincidence that Emery was put on LTIR right at the trade deadline.
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