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01-01-2013, 07:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Bergeron47 View Post
I said other than needing money for a new player

I think if the Oilers had the poopetunity to get a Clowe or an Edler he'd be bought out immediately before
It's not just about the start of next year though. The flexibilty could be useful going into 2014-2015. However, they would not have the opportunity to save his full cap unless they did the buyout during the amnesty period.

I think this is only an issue with a cap near $60M to start with. At $65M the Oilers probably don't buyout Horcoff even if there is no amnesty.

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