Ottawa Will Look to Move Ben Bishop
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01-24-2013, 12:50 PM
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No thanks! 7+ million for a guy who doesn't even know what the playoffs look like = way too big a risk.
Personally i think its a great gamble.
Do Weircoch, Methot, or Benoit know what NHL playoffs look like?
also keep in mind as much as i want to win the cup its not like we favorites heading into this year, we are a good up and coming team that is still a fun underdog that may do damage.
JB's salary is for this year and next and frankly we may need him to hit the salary floor next year
its a one and a half year gamble where perhaps we end up with a very useful player that we resign for significantly less than his current contract.
I dont really see any downside to this other than spending Melnyk's money.
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