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12-30-2012, 12:15 AM
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Originally Posted by blankall View Post
There are cheaper options than Ballard for the Isles, who are a cash strapped team. If the Islanders are looking for an expensive dman to replace Streit, they'll need an offensive dman, which ballard is not.

If I am not mistaken (just going off memory), I think even if the cap goes down the Isles are still way under the cap, they need to take on cap (I could see them trade for Thomas, who would sit this season out). So Ballard could make some sense. Hard to say what they would be looking for.

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