Thread: Rumor: The Vanek Thread
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04-29-2013, 11:41 AM
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I understand he is a buyout candidate and he could sign there for cheaper. Im saying the Flyers could try to add him to make the cap work for us. You still save 1mill+(on the cap, much more in salary) with the deal and would gain substantial parts with the ++. I'm saying Briere is literally a throw in so we don't have to buy him out. The way it seems, Buffalo isn't close to contending and are going to rebuild. They can have Briere for 3 million next year and 2 the next to be a role model for these young players you bring in like Grigs and future draft picks.

You would still get the value of Vanek, just plus Briere in the trade.

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