J.M Liles to? For a 3rd
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07-30-2013, 12:23 PM
Join Date: Aug 2008
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Well, my hope is we sign Franson AND deal Liles. If that can't happen....i won't condone losing a young 6'5 RH PMD just to save 7.5 cap over 6 years in a world where the cap will go up each year more than what you posted.
You're forgetting that Franson would actually bring us back assets. You're also forgetting that Liles down the road could actually bring us back assets.
If Phaneuf reinks we've got him Gardiner/Rielly developing who will all make Franson expendable because Franson is only a valuable player if he's getting 1st PP time.
That cap space doesn't sound like much but it most definitely is. Consider that if one of the Tucker/Armstrong buyouts weren't on our books we wouldn't even be having this conversation.
In 2 off-seasons we'd be banging our heads against the wall saying I hate that Liles has a 2.375 counting against are cap.
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