Thread: Speculation: Habs will buy out Gomez
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05-03-2012, 08:14 AM
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Originally Posted by DJB View Post
AHL would make the most sense...

However Ottawa will take him off your hands if he comes with that 3rd overall pick!
There are 20+ other teams who would too.

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Originally Posted by Carey Price View Post
Buying him out would be a moronic move. You have a new GM coming in and a team with hugely deep pockets, why saddle your rookie GM with 8 mil less of cap space his 1st two years, especially with young veterans like Price, Subban, Pacioretty etc needing new deals.
This. That $8 million in cap space could be used so many better ways to give your young guys new deals. Burying him in the AHL is the only option for Montreal, IMO. He's not living up to his contract (AT ALL) but he's far too expensive to buy out.

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