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06-05-2012, 03:16 PM
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TorMenT
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Parise is a great player, but it just doesn't make sense to sign him when our problem is not with scoring but stopping other teams from scoring. Why take a large cap hit and leave yourself with so little cap space to try to improve Defense/Goaltending?

I understand Parise is a great player, and I'm not arguing otherwise. I just think to add 6.5+ a year to the cap will really not leave us enough room to fix bigger holes in the roster. If you then trade Kane/Sharp, you added a top 6 forward, and lost one (even IF Parise is a little better). Now we have a slight improvement in our top 6 (where we need the least work of all our holes), but are in the exact same situation we were before.

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