Thread: Speculation: Acquiring a Defensemen
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02-10-2012, 12:58 PM
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RJ8812
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Originally Posted by flyersfan9180 View Post
Grossman is exactly what we should try to get. We can trade for him and resign him for a reasonable amount. If the Flyers are to go after Suter in the off-season Grossman would fit right into our cap situation. We need a good shut down defender for a cheap price. Grossman would be that man definitely.

Like others have said a 2nd and a prospect. Then try to resign him at or around what his pay is right now

CAPGEEK.COM CAP CALCULATOR

FORWARDS
Scott Hartnell ($4.200m) / Claude Giroux ($3.750m) / Jaromir Jagr ($3.300m)
James Van Riemsdyk ($4.250m) / Daniel Briere ($6.500m) / Brayden Schenn ($3.110m)
Wayne Simmonds ($1.750m) / Sean Couturier ($1.375m) / Jakub Voracek ($3.750m)
Matt Read ($0.900m) / Maxime Talbot ($1.750m) / Zac Rinaldo ($0.544m)
Tom Sestito ($0.605m) / / Jody Shelley ($1.100m)

DEFENSEMEN
Andrej Meszaros ($4.000m) / Ryan Suter ($6.500m)
Braydon Coburn ($4.500m) / Kimmo Timonen ($6.333m)
Erik Gustafsson ($0.900m) / Nicklas Grossman ($1.925m) Andreas Lilja ($0.737m)

GOALTENDERS
Ilya Bryzgalov ($5.666m) / Sergei Bobrovsky ($1.750m)

CAPGEEK.COM TOTALS (follow @capgeek on Twitter)
(these totals are compiled using the bonus cushion)
SALARY CAP: $66,500,000; CAP PAYROLL: $69,196,944; BONUSES: $3,555,000
CAP SPACE (23-man roster): $858,056

I gave him somewhat of a raise and Suter at that price is about right. Gives us enough room to make a call-up and we could always just waive Shelley(which I think is becoming more of a possibility)
He's going to get more than just a modest raise. He'll get at least $3m on the open market

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