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11-13-2005, 10:04 AM
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Originally Posted by kimzey59
You're forgetting that the Sen's will have to move a salary in the deal also. They can't afford to simply add Weight to their lineup, the Cap won't allow it(they're too close to the cap to absord a 5.7 mil (prorated at the time of the trade) Cap hit). I think you're looking at Weight going for a Mid-level contract(say 2-3 mil) and 2 B/C level prospects.
If Ottawa could dump Smolinski for Weight in a trade (with something else being involved in the deal), I think they would do it in a heartbeat.

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