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05-08-2006, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Hackett

thats part of the reson why teams have capologists now
Teams saw Lou L. this year. Exceed the cap ? Don't panic, we'll dump someone somehow and everything will be alright. I doubt anyone will lose anyone they don't want to lose.

Offer Crosby the max. ? They'll match it. Overpay for a player like Bergeron, they'll either match it or you'll suffer for overpaying out of spite. If you take the offensive after another team's financial situation, it goes beyond the GM's job, it gets into whether an owner wants to make enemies or not. There may be circumstances, like the Bryan Allen example, but I don't believe this will be much of an issue. I'm sure Strachan will leak a story about the Leafs or Rangers making a move, but it'll be from his own imagination.

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