Thread: Salary Cap: G's contract
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11-02-2010, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by McNasty View Post
The thought process is in 2 years Holmgren has almost 11 million in Timonen and Hartnell to play with. Hartnell might be re-signed as he'll be 31 but Timonen most likely won't. More importantly, I don't trust Holmgren to save some cap space to re-sign Giroux.
Right, but you want to delay the big bump as long as possible. Right now, Giroux doesn't have that much of a track record. 2 years from now, he may have 3 quality seasons on his resume. If you can get him to a 3rd year on that deal, then you're pushing back that raise another year.

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