Thread: Sheldon Souray
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10-25-2011, 09:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Veteran journeyman View Post
He's doing a great job...everyone wants to trade the entire third line. He's here to buffer our cap number to get to the floor, if we really want to be honest about it. Again, I'm not arguing for Souray. But we can't say it was about avoiding the $5m cap hit on a player not worth that money when Garth brought Rolston in on the same price to reach the floor. Is he worth $5m?
Not worth $5 million, but it was either him for one year or Trent Hunter for two. I was happy with the deal at the time.

Don't we have some wiggle room on the cap now that we have Rolston's contract? We could send him to the AHL eventually and call up one of the kids.

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