In-season Proposals, Rumors, Free Agents & Roster Moves (related topics here) XXXII
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02-25-2013, 06:54 PM
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We used the money freed up by Liles to get Hejda, and in a vacuum I like Hejda more than Liles, plus he fits in better next to our nearest defensive prospects Barrie and Elliott, at this point he's more help than JML. It would've been great to hold onto Liles to bridge the gap and sign Hejda, but we don't know if Sherman had permission to spend that much.
Again, we have no evidence whatsoever that ownership forced management to stick to the cap floor. The only things that have been reported were that ownership said that if this team were to spend to the cap again, they'd better have a winner.
Unfortunately it's hard to tell anything one way or the other since the hockey side of the Pepsi Center operates like a black box. Nothing gets in, nothing gets out.
If there's truly a spending restriction on Sherman, it's more than likely coming from Lacroix, not KSE.
I don't necessarily have a problem with the restrictions on spending so long as we don't lose marquee young players for nothing as a result. At least they've shown a willingness to spend above the cap this offseason.
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