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07-08-2011, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Gustafsson View Post
This sounds solid in theory but in reality the issue is Bobrovsky will not be content being a backup for 7-9 seasons. He is also the 2nd highest paid backup in the league - with his 1.75m cap hit. So, chances are he would leave for the KHL after a year or two of riding the pine. Meanwhile, the Flyers get nothing for an asset that has value right now - and all the while are stuck paying a backup close to 2m in a salary capped league. The best thing Philly could do is turn Bobrovsky into a very good asset (preferably on defense) and sign a backup goalie for no more than a 1m cap hit.
Very, very good point. Some say he can take over in 2-3 years but why such a long contract for Bryz then? Also, if we can't get OEL or Gormley, there are plenty of other options to trade him in a package for a different dman like Bogosian, or a very long shot in Luke Schenn. Lol that won't work too well though because they won't trade him for pretty much anything

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