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02-27-2013, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by 416Leafer View Post
How is getting bought out a threat?

"Hey Danny! We currently owe you 5M in salary after this season, but we're willing to PAY you ~3.3M to NOT play with us. You'll then have the opportunity to sign ANYWHERE you want, and as long as in those two years you get paid more than 1.7M total, youll have even made a profit! Since you'd likely get a 2-year deal for ~7-8M, you'd actually end up earning about 5-6M more than you would with us!

OR, you could accept a trade to a team WE want to send you to, and you'll make less money. How's that sound?"
It's possible that the Flyers could trade Briere, the other team would buy him out since the cost isn't prohibitive and Briere would re-sign with Philly. Win-win.

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