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12-24-2012, 11:38 PM
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Hammer79
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Originally Posted by echlfreak View Post
Since we are working off of 1/2 a season cap rates now, this is the Nucks best chance to win a cup!!!

Sign Clark as a 7th D...for $400k cap hit
Sign Arnott as 3rd line C...for $900K cap hit

Trade Luongo to TOR for Lupul and Colbourne...Lupul is a UFA and Colbourne a prospect...And Lupul HATES Randy CARLYE...RC said he would never be a top FWD in the NHL when he played in ANA

TRADE LU and go for the cup instead of trying to win a trade!

Daniel Sedin ($6.100m) / Henrik Sedin ($6.100m) / Alexandre Burrows ($2.000m)
Joffrey Lupul ($4.250m) / Ryan Kesler ($5.000m) / David Booth ($4.250m)
Mason Raymond ($2.275m) / Jason Arnott ($0.900m) / Jannik Hansen ($1.350m)
Chris Higgins ($1.900m) / Manny Malhotra ($2.500m) / Maxim Lapierre ($1.000m)
Zack Kassian ($0.870m) /
DEFENSEMEN
Kevin Bieksa ($4.600m) / Jason Garrison ($4.600m)
Dan Hamhuis ($4.500m) / Keith Ballard ($4.200m)
Alexander Edler ($3.250m) / Andrew Alberts ($1.225m)
Brett Clark ($0.400m) /
GOALTENDERS
Cory Schneider ($4.000m)
Eddie Lack ($0.750m)
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CAPGEEK.COM TOTALS (follow @capgeek on Twitter)
(these totals are compiled with the bonus cushion)
SALARY CAP: $70,200,000; CAP PAYROLL: $66,020,000; BONUSES: $0
CAP SPACE (22-man roster): $4,180,000
Arnott is declining quickly. We're almost better off hoping that Malhotra regains pre-injury form than signing Arnott. Lack has had a rough season with the Wolves this year, GAA of 3.00 and .899 save %. If the season started now, I don't think he makes the team. Matt Climie's numbers have been much more repectable than Lack's. Find an extra 500K and we could buy time waiting for the right goalie trade. Toronto hasn't offered us any more than scraps for Luongo, let alone Lupul.

Kesler is months behind on re-habbing from surgery, I'm starting to doubt he'll be back this year, CBA settlement or not. Alberts hasn't show that he can cut it as a #6 D-man. Tanev will probably grab that spot. $400K cap hit for Clark? Are you hoping that league minimum goes down?

Of course, this is all very hypothetical. Without a CBA, no one knows what the landscape will look like if there's a settlement and a '12-'13 season.

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