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01-03-2013, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by coldsteelonice84 View Post
Well, you know I feel we need to be big spenders and we are already close to the cap so whatever gets us that space that we can afford to lose. We need a Getzlaf or Backstrom type acquisition. That's not going to be cheap. This opportunity to buy out two players may be able to allow that to happen.
I disagree, we don't need another high paid player, and Backstrom won't be getting anything close to what he is making this year (assuming you mean the goalie Backstrom)

What we need are lower line players with grit and that can pot a few goals when our stars struggle.

Buying out Oduya instead of Montador saves us 630k, but makes our team worse, especially if Montador can't stay healthy.

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