The Out of Town Thread part LX - All Talk From Around the League Here
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05-23-2013, 12:42 PM
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Sather has found a way to get out of all the bad contracts without crippling the team. They have a very good, young nucleus. Like the Flyers, the Rangers have been fearless in their management. It leads to some embarrassing contract situations, but generally has worked out well for both teams.
Some parts were good like getting UFA and trading them:
He got Gomez as UFA and traded him for McDonagh;
He got Gaborik as a UFA and traded him for assets in bottom-6 lost in the Nash trade;
He traded assets for Nash that left his team depleted until the Gaborik trade;
He got Richards as a UFA but he won't be able to trade him given the costs and the way Torts acted.
So it is either a compliance buy-out or trading Torts.
As for the Flyers: Richards and Carter are still playing while Flyers are out of the PO.
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