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05-17-2013, 09:15 AM
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Originally Posted by hotpaws View Post
That's the way I look at the Komi situation as well . I'd rather buy him out and take the short minimal cap hit than use an amnesty on him .

JML and Grabo's deals are more troublesome to move off our books and i'd rather save our 2 free buyouts to use on them if that becomes the only way to move them .
Thinking the same.

The other option would be to take on a worse contract and an asset in exchange for Komi. The poorer team can then spend "only" $2.4M to buy out Komi, while the Leafs maybe spend $7-8M to buy out the player with the worse contract, but retain an asset.

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