The Luongo Thread
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10-24-2012, 07:27 PM
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In 6 years from now, if Luongo's play has faded, there are several possible scenarios:
Option 1: Luongo feels his career is done, and retires.
Option 2: Luongo still wants to play, and asks to be traded to a cap floor team(such as Florida) where he can play out his contract as a backup with a high cap hit but minimal salary in his preferred destination.
Option 3: Luongo decides to screw everyone over, doesn't retire, and uses his limited NTC to prevent a trade(even to Florida).
Management can then force him to play in the minors until he agrees to option 1 or option 2. So unless luongo prefers riding the bus to retirement or Florida, there's not too much risk involved.
That said: Tyler Bozak, Matt Finn, and the Leafs choice of Kadri, Kulemin, or a 1st conditional on playoffs.
Still counts against the cap while he rides the bus.
And you know he'll probably ride a limo to games, or even buy a "Madden" bus for the team.
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