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11-14-2012, 11:38 AM
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Originally Posted by joestevens29 View Post
Gregor has been against buying out horcoff from Katz point of view. Simply saying that 2/3 of 13mil is a lot of money for someone to pony up.

All going to depend if a. there is a buyout amnesty clause and if there is how much money is Katz going to have to fork over.
$8,580,000 would be 66% of $13 million. If we lose Khabby to retirement we could save some $ there. RNH, Yakupov, and Schultz are on their ELC's and probably won't be earning their rookie maxes so it's not like he is paying the full amount of $ that is seen as being counted against the cap. Buying out Horcoff enables us to make a play for better players and being able to get good players for picks/prospects. Having this team be a winner would increase the value of the club to both Edmonton and other potential destinations. I'm pretty sure that they'd buy him out TBH.

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lol do you still believe in Santa as well? if your naive enough to believe that everything is rainbows and butterflies then you need to take off the rose colored glasses.

if things were the way you think they are why do we have guys like Lowe and MacT at the top of the organization? there is a lot of corruption in the world and there's no Easter bunny, Especially in pro sports.
And MacT was sacked and even spent a year with the rival Canucks, so what do you have to say about that? You can spew whatever garbage you want, but the bottom line is that the Oilers are better off without Horcoff and his $5.5 million cap hit than they are with it. If Katz is serious about icing a winner, he will buy Horcoff out, if he's not then he is an idiot who would rather not ruffle Horcoff's feathers than piss off his whole hometown (the arena issue/threatening to move, etc.).

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