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07-27-2012, 01:41 PM
Steve Shutt
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Originally Posted by 417 View Post

Chicago? Cap hell?

Looks like they still have the nucleaus of their team, Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa, Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith, Brent Seabrook, Patrick Sharp...they're all still blackhawks.

So you're telling me they were in 'cap hell' because they had to trade Dustin Byfuglien and Andrew Ladd? lol...Oh God, must be the first time in history a team has to move some players after winning a Cup lol

Give me a break...

The Chicago Blackhawks are still a very healthy franchise today...if they're going through salary cap hell, then I would hope the same for the Habs
You forgot to mention they also had to move that same summer: Ben Eager, Brent Sopel, Akim Aliu, Colin Fraser, Kris Versteeg, Bill Sweatt, Antti Niemi, and they had to deal with an offer sheet to Niklas Hjalmarsson because of their cap vulnerability. Not all great players, but cap pressure definitely resulted in a lot of transactions to get themselves under the cap for the following season.

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