Free Agent Frenzy Part VI: The Nick Rash edition (Fedotenko signs w/ Philly)
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07-06-2012, 12:01 AM
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Staals age, and contract status are the only reasons youd not pitch him out the window for a guy like weber....thats the only thing that makes you *think* about it...then you realize that weber is one of the best defenseman in the league in all facets, would solve our point shot problem, is mean, tough, nasty, the perfect role model for Dylan McIlrath, and plays Rangers hockey to a T. only issue is his sure to be ginormous cap hit...
but, that CAN be mitigated with a cap circumvention deal like Suter signed
...just go even more extreme...give him Kovalchuks contract. ~6mil cap hit or whatever it was.
But hasn't it been suggested that the new CBA will be more restrictive of these circumvention deals? Unless Weber re-ups or is traded and then re-ups before this September that might not be an option going forward.
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