Thread: Speculation: Tim Thomas
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03-25-2013, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by HoseEmDown View Post
I believe the islanders hold his rights even after this season as he didn't play and hasn't filed retirement paperwork. They can keep him on the inactive roster, not pay him and keep the caphit. We'd have to trade for him and he went for a 2nd when it was known he wouldn't play.
Did not realize this could be a possibility. I wonder if the Isles will play hardball with him like they did with Nabokov. That would suck for Thomas if they did, but I guess he brought this on himself when he decided to take a hiatus from hockey.

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