Thread: Brad Richards
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02-25-2013, 11:32 AM
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Originally Posted by -31- View Post
Richards has a NMC, you think Nashville and Phoenix appeal to him?

Also if the Rangers trade him, they have the potential of a big cap-benefit recapture charge if he retires early.

While I'm not freaking out about his play (like I didn't when he played like a horse's ass in January and February last season), I think an amnesty buy-out in 2014 is a no-brainer.
I think Phoenix would not only interest him but it would be a great fit as a trading partner for Richards.

Part of the reason you send money is to facilitate a buy out at 36 if Richards wants to retire early. That way Richards would get an extra 2mil for the buy out and the Rangers have no cap hit.

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