Thread: Rumor: The Vanek Thread
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04-29-2013, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Prongo View Post
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.
That requires another team wanting Briere at his cap hit.
it is unlikely the sabres would be willing to do such a favor

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