Thread: Salary Cap: Habs to reach Cap Heaven?
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02-27-2013, 07:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Lshap View Post
With the salary cap going down next season, this projected $8M for Perry might be more than anyone offers. Very few teams will have cap room to enter the bidding war for him, and that includes the usual suspects - the NYR and Flyers.

It looks like this could be the perfect storm for the Habs in landing a real UFA star: Cap space, plus a hot upcoming team.
Landing a big star UFA may not be MB's big plan, but he isw defenately making it possible to make any move he wants to basically.

I can also see a summer deal send Gionta out to NJ. I am not sure I would want to, but it seems to me that Bergevin is making space for the young talent we have.

Add in 6 picks in the top 90 now and his devellopment plan seems to be paying off.

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