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02-28-2013, 05:54 PM
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Originally Posted by nickschultzfan View Post
Heatley would either go the other way or be bought out this summer.

Heatley 7.5 million + Bouchard 4.1 million + Cullen 3.5 million + Backstrom 6.0 million + Harding 1.9 million = 17 million will all be off the books this summer. (Harding and Heatley by buyout). While Backstrom may be re-signed for something like 4 million/year, that's still 13 million for Perry plus 3 kids.

And when those kids need to be re-signed, Setoguchi, Brodziak, and Mitchell will be re-established (and therefore NOT being replaced by a kid) or they will be pushed out as well.
And if he chooses not to sign with the Wild?

If this was a team looking for the right piece to make a cup run this year i would be ok with it, however they are not making a cup run.

If you want him i say wait until free agency.

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