Thread: Speculation: Richards and Carter
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05-23-2011, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Jester View Post
Ah, because we were *ed against the salary cap. Lupul had a stupid contract that never should have been put in front of him to sign, and Upshall was dealt to create some breathing space after Holmgren nuked the cap with the Carle trade while Briere was on LTIR...
Thanks for your response. For a minute, I thought I was the only one who remembered the cap hell of those days. That was during times where the Flyers were also waiving NHL-capable players just to stay compliant. Meh, easier to blame the "core" than to look at reality.

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