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01-02-2011, 09:47 AM
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Originally Posted by RangerBoy View Post
The Rangers can't really take on money for 2011-12 without shedding money. Versteeg has a $3M cap hit. $42M in commitments for next season. 6 group II free agents. 5 of them are arbitration eligible. No bonus cushion. People really need to understand the cap ramifications with this team going forward instead of taking on more money.
The cap will slightly increase. Two massive contracts expire in 2012. If Sather wants to acquire a versatile forward like Versteeg, he can bite a bullet for one season until cap flexibility arrives in July 2012.

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