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01-22-2013, 03:02 PM
Stewie Griffin
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Originally Posted by Jarome Iginla View Post
If it makes the team better I don't see why not. It's not like our ownership is afraid to spend money and the buyout wouldn't count against the cap. I've heard that the owners were contempt with kotalik and Hagman in the minors
I've heard the exact opposite.

(PS: it's content, not contempt)

The big question mark is Nino still a top 30 prospect in this league? If he was, then sure, back up the dump truck of money and basically buy him. Thing is, he may not be and $24 million is a huge gamble.

Besides, if the Isles can keep DiPietro's contract on the books and its costing them no money and helping them meet the cap floor, he's not going anywhere.

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