View Single Post
05-17-2013, 11:27 AM
Global Moderator
Mess's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2002
Country: Canada
Posts: 72,734
vCash: 500
Originally Posted by Billy6 View Post
Grabovski and perhaps Liles are tradeable despite their contracts.

Remember, some teams need to get to the cap floor. The Islanders acquired Tim Thomas this year just to get to the floor.

If an aging headcase goalie who isn't going to play can get traded then I fail to see how a decent centreman and decent puck moving defencemen are untradeable.
Big difference in your example is that Thomas was under contract, but suspended for not playing and therefore was not getting paid. He was simply a Cap hit with no $$$ attached.

Someone has to pay Grabs $5.5 mil and Liles almost $4 mil when acquired.

Signature: "Never say Never to a Mike Babcock coached team" ..... Mess (circa 2015) #Play-the-Kids
Mess is offline   Reply With Quote