Does Hiring Vigneault Mean a Reprieve for Brad Richards?
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06-25-2013, 11:10 AM
Get in the Boat Pls
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Lancaster, NY
Originally Posted by
Nac Mac Feegle
The guy could put up 100 points next season and you'll still have to buy him out. And if he puts up those 100 points in the first 81 games and gets injured in game 82, the salary structure of the team is ****ed for the last three years of the deal (if not longer). Not worth the risk.
There's no debate here. He will retire before that contract expires, and therefore the Rangers will get hit on the cap for significant dollars. There's simply no choice.
The risk of being screwed greatly outweighs the positives. He needs to be bought out.
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