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01-22-2013, 10:32 PM
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Dipietro's contract is like some financial Escher diagram, it just keeps going and going and going. He is STILL owed 8 yr/$36M so taking on this salary to buy him out means the team would basically pay $24M plus the picks/players needed to acquire Nino. That is pretty stiff.

Be interesting to go to negotiations with Meehan after that: "sorry we spent all of the budget to buy out Rick Dipietro. Our new contract offer is dinner for two with Youppi."
Maybe they've already planned for this and its why we haven't signed PK yet.

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