Thread: Speculation: Amnesty Buyouts
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11-07-2012, 09:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Silverback91 View Post
I really don't think the Canucks would use the buyout this year and save it if thats possible. No point with going with a rookie 3rd pairing especially if and when knowing the Canucks injury luck) someone goes down, a rookie moves into the top 4 or even both do and Alberts plus Sauve would be running the 3rd pairing.

The Canucks don't need the cap space so unless they have a deal in-place to take up the free cap space, theres no need to weaken the team now for un-used cap space.
I agree. But if Ballard doesn't show a marked improvement this season, then I could see us buying him out in the offseason.

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