If the cap drops in 2013-2014...
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01-05-2013, 01:04 AM
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Cooke back at $2mil/2yr
Dupuis back at 3.5/2yr
Adams back at $0.675/1yr
Tangradi back at $1.5/2yr
TK, DJ, Lovejoy, one of Bortz/Strait all trade bait or GTFO.
Several options for the wings...hopefully a trade with a team needing to dump.
They could probably just stick Jeffrey in Kennedy's current spot on the 3rd line. As for Tangradi, I admit he hasn't really gotten a fair opportunity because of guys like Adams, Park, and Vitale - but I just don't see him with the Penguins long term.
Instead of signing a bunch of role players, maybe the fourth-line could be a developmental line. Guys like Cooke, Dupuis, Sutter, Jeffrey, Kunitz, and even some of Crosby and Malkin can spend time on the PK. Sure you'd need some gritty guys come playoff time, but for the regular season give the youngsters more playing time.
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