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10-16-2012, 02:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Richer's Ghost View Post
He still could bury it in the AHL roster, just the price tag stays.
If you have to carry nearly 6M in dead cap space it is still a #### situation

Originally Posted by apice3 View Post
That's fair for a Chicago team with an unlimited bank roll.

That's not fair for a Phoenix team with tight expenses.

By removing the burial, you level the playing field. If you make a mistake, you gotta live with it. Don't want to pay an ECHL caliber 5 mil against the cap? Don't hand an ECHL caliber 5 mil a year.
So far the teams that have had to deal with mistakes are big markets ,, Small markets have to spend there money wisely and dont get involved in many Huet/Redden mistakes

How is it fair for an NHL team to have no means to escape a player who gets paid and then just falls off?

Huet was NHL talent when he signed with Hawks ,, 2yrs later he couldn't stop a puck if his life depended on it

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