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04-28-2011, 12:15 PM
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Gaborik, Kundratek for Jack Johnson, Wayne Simmonds
, Wolski, 1st for Lecavalier (Girardi's trade value is sky-high right now. Use that asset. He's not getting any younger and although I love him and he's an absolute warrior, he's going to continue to get banged up and eventually injured because of how many shots he blocks and how many minutes he plays. And with our defense, we actually can afford to lose him for the right return: Le-mothereffing-cavalier.)
Re-sign Fedotenko 1 year 1.5 million
Re-sign Dubinsky(3.875), Callahan(3.875), Boyle(1.5), Sauer(0.750) for multiple years.
Sign Brad Richards 6 years, 6.875 million per (I'd go as high as 7.5, maybe even 8 if we don't trade for Lecavalier, but I think we can get him for around 7 or slightly less)
Avery to minors
Boogard to minors or retirement
Drury bought out or retirement
Dubinsky Richards Callahan
Fedotenko Lecavalier Zuccarello
Grachev Stepan Kreider
Simmonds Boyle Prust
Del Zotto Valentenko / Gilroy / McIlrath / cheap vet FA
I'd also look at Brunette on a cheap 1 year deal (1-1.5 mil) as an option. He's a smart player and can play anywhere in the lineup.
No on Anisimov being moved that's usually subtraction by subtraction.
Be careful w/Vinnie LeC. There's only one or two more onerous contracts. If w/new rules, you can't have another team eat part of any remaining balance on his deal, you are stuck with him.
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