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03-12-2013, 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by AlphaMale View Post
Don't some of you think in hindsight that the money that is tied up in paying Ballard and Booths contracts would of been better spent on one elite winger like Gaborik, Kovalchuck, Parise ect when they were FA. You dont need a 4+ million D-man playing on your 3rd pairing on your backend. A 500K - 1Mil scrub can do that. I know a team needs depth to win a Stanley Cup but this team is lacking superstar power and you can't win a cup paying a bunch of cookie cutter guys 4 million a year.
They could've easily signed one of those guys and then moved Ballard or Booth to make the cap work. None of them wanted to come here. It's like some of you think that every FA wants to come to Vancouver so badly that all it takes is for us to make them an offer.

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