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01-15-2013, 11:26 AM
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Originally Posted by MPF24 View Post
That seems to not make sense. Why use our compliance buyout on him now if we're going to retain his 5.6m cap hit even if he signs with another team? Just to do him a favor so that he might get signed somewhere? I think we've given him something like 30m favors already. Why use the buyout in a situation where the player is free to sign elsewhere but we still get the cap hit?
Because it's the nice thing to do! It makes no difference to the Rangers, why take away his chance to compete?

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