Thread: Confirmed with Link: Keith Ballard bought out
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07-02-2013, 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by King of the ES View Post
I hate this move.

Ballard can play - we're letting an NHL defenceman walk away for nothing. A guy who might well have the ability to thrive under a new coach. A guy who was inexplicably and perpetually in the previous coach's doghouse.

The smarter thing would've been to allow some stupid GM to overpay for a guy like Edler in a trade. Now we're just making our roster worse, and drifting closer and closer towards Mediocristan. I don't get it.
Keeping Edler and buying out Ballard is making our roster worse? Am I missing something here? We can't afford to keep Ballard, and for what he brings he's worth only around 2M.

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