Giguere Considering waiving NTC
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01-17-2011, 12:26 PM
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No. The hit for the remainder of his contract is based on how much time is left (not much).
Maybe he just wants to win. Or just wants to be in the playoffs. Or to play for someone other than Wilson. Or to set the table for a July signing with a team that has a good future.
Not much? Half a season right now so that is a 3 mill camp hit and he's getting paid something like 7 so you are paying him 3.5 cash and a 3 mill camp hit. At this point JSG is really in no position to pick and choose his destination after e becomes a FA. If he did get dealt I doubt if you'd be getting much coming back for a really high cap hit rental.
His value could rise if there is a bad tender injury for a contending team. In any case this is a classic case where Burke comes out and shoots the rumour down in a most truculent manner.
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