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06-30-2011, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Gabe84 View Post
The "worst" of Gomez' contract is behind him though. If a team is looking at acquiring him, they won't just look at next year, they'll look at the remaining years of his contract. He will actually take a 500k drop in salary next season compared to 2010-2011, followed by another 2M and 1M drop in subsequent years. Not too shabby.

I guess my point is this: if a team is struggling financially, and is looking to reach the cap floor, the best way to do it is acquire players that will help them reach that floor, but will command a lower salary.

Basically: spending as little as possible, while playing within the rules.
I don't disagree with you, but next year might be a much better fit both for the Habs and a team looking to add cap hit.

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