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04-09-2013, 12:19 PM
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Montreal, QC
Originally Posted by
Jack de la Hoya
And how do you plan to get Briere to waive in the offseason?
Scenario #1: Briere waives his MNC and gets traded to one of the handful of teams who would value his contract (high cap hit, low salary).
Scenario #2: Briere refuses to waive, knowing that the Flyers have to buy him out. He cashes his check for $3.5 million and then signs with whomever he likes. He makes more money, and gets to choose his destination.
I'd assume this would be exactly how Holmgren sets it out, hopefully while exploring Brière's trade value with other clubs. On the surface, it would seem to be a catch-22: the only clubs who would be interested in his contract would be cap-floor clubs that aren't enticing from a competition point of view. I wouldn't even fathom a guess what Brière's trade value on his own would be.
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