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01-09-2013, 11:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Novacane View Post
Wait, did I have that backwards? Reading the TML board, they seem to imply the organization wants Luongo, and Burke doesn't. I just assumed it was Burke's idea, but I guess not. Can someone clarify this for me? Thanks
The timing would make sense, because now Vancouver can absorb some of the cap hit and salary cost.

MLCE wants Luongo, and Burke keeps blocking them by citing the horrible contract that Luongo carries with them. The new CBA alleviates that (to an extent), and Burke still blocks the deal (who wants a goalie that is signed until 42?!?!). MLSE says fine, if you won't do it, we'll bring in someone who will.

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