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07-06-2012, 12:52 AM
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Originally Posted by OverTheCap View Post
Staal is on a steal of a contract for the next 3 years, with a cap hit of a shade under $4 million. The Rangers would have to decide if it's worth it to pay almost double that amount for an extra 25-30 points from Weber.

I'm not sure if it's such a no-brainer deal. If Staal's contract wasn't so good, then the decision becomes a lot easier. The Rangers are in an ideal situation with their D, loads of talent and they don't tie up a lot of cap space. If they view Weber as that missing piece on the PP, I could see them ponying up and going through with it. But I also think that the money used towards Weber could be utilized elsewhere.
Bingo...and not unlike the Nash saga, so could the assets.

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