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02-13-2013, 06:46 AM
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Originally Posted by PredsV82 View Post
You guys freaking out over Gaustads salary are missing the big picture... having failed to sign Suter and Parise we are not going to be bumping into the cap any time soon, so paying a million or so morethan market in exchange for a very competent 4th line center won't actually keep us from signing someone else, which is the only circumstance in which overpayment is a problem. I mean, its not like its any of your money....
Bingo. Gaustad is good at what he does. He provides size, defense, leadership, and face off prowess. We have the cash and space. We are way under what we were said to be spending this year ... What is the problem?!?

The problem on this team isn't Paul gaustad. It is a weakened transition game, power play that is struggling to regain its number 1 identity (or any identity), and the age old lack of true scoring forward. When the first two are off, we are going to struggle as a team.

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