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05-11-2013, 10:28 AM
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Millpool
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Originally Posted by Sorinth View Post
Why do you think the cap space we saved over these first 2 years is important. We finished with well over 3m in unused cap space, so it did absolutely nothing this year. And next year after buying out Kaberle we will have over 10m in cap space and only a few roster spots open on the lower lines.

Paying PK what he's worth is not a problem but we had the chance to get him at a discount which would've given us an advantage going forward. It was a missed opportunity.
I think it's important to have as much organizational flexibility as possible at this early stage of a new management group as it evaluates and begins re-structuring the team. That's all.

And yeah, you can call it a missed opportunity, but it was an opportunity traded. You gave up the $1.5-$2M in cap for more guaranteed years in his prime and to stick to what I think is a smart organizational philosophy. That's my take.

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