THE OFFICIAL BUYOUT THREAD: Bourque or Kaberle?
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01-09-2013, 11:31 AM
bought a MB jersey
Join Date: Oct 2006
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Regardless of the status of the team for 13-14. I think Bergevin and co will still want to be agressive on the UFA market if they can improve the team. Plus, if Gomez isn't a top 9 guy after this year
they'll probably just buy him out to save 1/3 of his 4.5 mil salary
. No sense havinga guy making 4.5 mil in the press box or 4th line.
that 1/3 will likely be the cost for a replacement, or close to it. So you'd be saving a few hundreds K at best. And that's for one season only as he's UFA after that.
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