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06-11-2013, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by BigDaddyLurch View Post
OK, first it's "your posts"; if you're (notice the correct usage) going to slag my posts, fix your own...next, Vinny hasn't even scored 60 points in 3 years; for his salary & cap hit, you can probably get both Richards & Iginla next year (around 3 for Richards & 4 for Iggy) to more than make up the loss...and lastly, in my opinion, a 30 million dollar savings is worth Drouin...how hard is this to figure out?
Because losing Drouin+Lecavalier means less chance of making the playoff, meaning less playoff money.

Lecavalier was over 0.73 ppg (which is 60 points in a 82 games season) in his last 10 seasons.

You do know he would be tied for the Art Ross with 60 points this year (which you are counting as a less than 60 points season), right? So that makes it 2 season, in which he played only 65 and 64 games, in the last 10 seasons he didn't have at least 60 points. He still had 25 and 22 goals those years.

Lecavalier is still serviceable and the owner will be happy to pay the 10 millions to buy him out in 2016 if needs be.

Per Cap Geek, buyout 2016-06-15

2016-17: $477,273
2017-18: $4,977,273
2018-19: $7,477,273
2019-20: $7,977,273
2020-21: $1,250,000
2021-22: $1,250,000
2022-23: $1,250,000
2023-24: $1,250,000

It also drops to 4.333 millions if the buy out is in 2017 and 1.667 million in 2018.

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