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10-19-2011, 05:22 PM
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ThirdEye
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Originally Posted by HagelinForPresident View Post
Nope. His cap hit comes back on our books each summer. For example, the cap space we had left to sign Richards, was with Redden on our books. Redden can't be sent back down until training camp starts. So essentially, we traded Gomez for McDonagh and were able to sign Gaborik because of it.
I see. That's what I figured at first, thanks

To be honest though, I kind of wished we had gotten Cammaleri instead. He's not as sexy of a player, but he would have cost us 1.5 million less and he really steps it up in big games. Gaborik is a little too easy to shut down

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