Thread: Speculation: Flyers looking at Niemi?
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08-16-2010, 06:27 PM
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Originally Posted by CptCannon View Post
Niemi didn't finish his sentence.

But the pain in his voice was obvious when he discussed the speed with which the Hawks moved on after an arbitrator awarded Niemi a $2.75 million salary the team chose not to pay.

Paying Niemi at that price would have required the Hawks to shed even more salary and get rid of players they valued more. So they wasted no time turning to Turco, a cheaper, older option with an impressive resume.

Guy seem not to have any idea what's salary cap.

If he signs a 1 year deal with whoever, I can see him returning to us next year with the bonuses gone, depending on how Turco does, how much he wants, how did Crawford do, and how much Niemi will want that time around.

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