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01-30-2013, 06:41 PM
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Originally Posted by jarome View Post
I never said they couldn't facilitate a deal.

In fact, I said I understand they have enough cap to pull it off, but they would be right up to the cap. Considering the cap is lowering next year, and they would still have to sign iginla and sarich afterwards I don't see why they wouldn't want to send cap back to the flames.
If they were to make the deal now, then yes, they'd be right up against the cap. At the deadline however, 9M in space right now equates to 37M of potential space. And as mentioned by the other poster, the Pens will have 11M in cap space next season with no major raises to hand out.

In any case, the only cap dump the Pens have is Tanner Glass at 1.1M, but he'd be a throw in and wouldn't change the deal in any other way. And the Flames could retain half of Sarich's salary for next season too, if absolutely necessary.

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