Thread: Salary Cap: The Free Agents
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03-06-2013, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by coldsteelonice84 View Post
Yeah, the difference between BB and Morin is that cap was very, very tight so like you said, it was his best path to the NHL. In this case, we can afford to pay Morin more, however, one factor with Morin that wasn't there with Bickell is the vastly different competition. Morin has Hayes, Pirri, Danault and others to compete with for a spot. Yeah, betting on himself like you said, any of these guys can do that to separate themselves from the others as far as securing a spot goes. I don't know if we will ever see 3 years again, but 2 years, sure, I could see one of them doing it and I hope it is Morin because I believe he is the best of the group.
We're going to be pretty tight with the cap again next year, having a guy at a near minimum salary would help out a lot.

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