Thread: Speculation: More Luongo Talk
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12-12-2012, 11:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Bleach Clean View Post
Y2K, just curious, have you done a CapGeek roster with a 60m cap next year? If so, I'm curious what kind of roster you have yielded with guys like Lupul/Hemsky coming back to VAN...?

Assuming you've re-signed Edler + Higgins + Lapierre of course.
Honestly, why would anyone bother doing that? Right now they are negotiating based on a multi-year transitional period. Also, $60M is less than if the cap dropped to 50% without any transitional years. It could be argued the cap will never drop below $ least that's the idea of the transitional years + estimated growth in the league.

I do think that eventually one of Luongo or Schneider will need to be traded but I don't think it'll need to be this year (if there is a year) or even next. I think that as soon as Schneider can prove he's capable of being a starter at the NHL level one of the guys will be traded but until then, I wouldn't trade Luongo.

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