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06-18-2013, 01:26 PM
Joe McGrath
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Originally Posted by What the Faulk View Post
Holmgren also thought they needed to throw big contracts at both Daniel Briere and Ilya Bryzgalov, and now it looks like they might pay them both a total of $28.3M to not play hockey for them anymore. And they still owe Chris Pronger something like 13 million.

That's nearly a full team's payroll worth of dead money.

Just because you CAN do something, doesn't mean you should.
In fairness, I don't think Holmgren thought throwing money at Bryz was a good idea. The mandate to pay a goalie whatever it cost came from the zillionaire owner.

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