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08-25-2011, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by PredsV82 View Post
I dont know if players start receiving their salary for the year beginning July 1 or not until the season starts but I imagine its July 1 so the clock was likely ticking. And even if it wasnt, waiting to see what happens with lombardis health would have been futile, because since we already acquired fisher we dont even have a roster spot for him in the unlikley event that he was ready to go come october... so he had to go. And waiting until the trade deadline would have meant paying him 3/4ths of this years salary.

dont get me wrong, i hate it that we had to make the move, but it was better than eating lombardis salary.

franson wont be missed that badly, I suspect
Players are paid based on a 186ish day calendar ... beginning with the start of the regular season.

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