Thread: Confirmed with Link: Adrian Aucoin to columbus
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07-01-2012, 06:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Bobcat110 View Post

We HAVE to spend at least $54.2 million on Salary. That's the minimum required by the league. Don't worry about the $800,000. Currently, with Aucoin and WITH Nash we are at $51.3 million...WITHOUT Nash we are at $43.572. So, even if we kept Nash for the entire 2012-3 season, we still need to spend another $2.9 Million on depth players. If we trade Nash, we will need to take some serious salary in return and overpay a few FAs to reach the required payroll.

More than anything..i hope Aucoin is a good "player/coach" for helping Moore and Murray. Not as worried about what his on ice results will be, as we have too many other issues with this team.
Don't forget, there is a certain goaltender that on the trade block that commands a large salary and is signed for the next decade....

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