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04-03-2013, 04:07 PM
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Correct, but here's his latest tweet: "Stafford is 27, a right wing with 5 goals and 8 assists, he has 2 more years at a 4 mil hit per year."
Everyone's just speculating right now. From what I can tell, McPhee is breaking the news personally in his presser.

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Sick of hearing about trades that didn't happen Damnit.

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Why do people think we're getting Ovechkin or Backstrom...?

AM I MISSING SOMETHING HERE?!?!?
We're basically working on the premise that:

a) The Sabres are the team that traded with the Capitals
b) Stafford is not a big enough get for the GM to tell all the local TV stations to get their ***** over there for the presser

So it has to be pretty damn big. Ovechkin, Backstrom, Miller, etc...those would qualify.

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If there's a Washington center that might be available, it'd be Johansson.
i am not remotely serious about backstrom.

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If there's a Washington center that might be available, it'd be Johansson.
He's not bringing back Miller, especially if Stafford is also going.

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Calling it now. This is going to be a huge trade. This is Darcy's do or die moment in Buffalo.

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If we sent Miller and Stafford we would need to get salary back....Caps are only 7 mill under the cap

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The Caps aren't moving Ovy
Exactly. No. Way.

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Calling it now. This is going to be a huge trade. This is Darcy's do or die moment in Buffalo.
what i was thinking... blockbuster to save his ass?

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I would eat my hat if Miller got traded.He's not being dealt, if it is Stafford it will be for a 2nd round pick and no name prospect.

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Why is everyone drooling over Carlson? I'd rather get Alzner if we're involved in a big deal with the Caps. That's a guy who could play next to Myers for the next decade and be a stable defensive force, allowing Tyler to roam and do his thing offensively.

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If we sent Miller and Stafford we would need to get salary back....Caps are only 7 mill under the cap
Maybe $9,000,000 or so?

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We're basically working on the premise that:

a) The Sabres are the team that traded with the Capitals
b) Stafford is not a big enough get for the GM to tell all the local TV stations to get their ***** over there for the presser

So it has to be pretty damn big. Ovechkin, Backstrom, Miller, etc...those would qualify.
Has it actually been confirmed that we're the ones talking to Washington though?

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Not even sure TV/Miller + would get it done. No way.

I'll laugh harder if its just Staff.

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Why is everyone drooling over Carlson? I'd rather get Alzner if we're involved in a big deal with the Caps. That's a guy who could play next to Myers for the next decade and be a stable defensive force, allowing Tyler to roam and do his thing offensively.
Yeah, I wouldn't be overly excited for Carlson, either.

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Has it actually been confirmed that we're the ones talking to Washington though?
I hope so since I'm 100% emotionally invested in this deal.

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Carlson, Orlov, Johansson, and Forsberg are the types of names I'd expect Regier to be after.

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Has it actually been confirmed that we're the ones talking to Washington though?
No, but it kind of makes sense because Buffalo hasn't confirmed that they are done.

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I'm so sick of hearing these PC's about non trades that I had to mute the tv.

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Hit up the Capitals website where they'll have McPhee live.

capitals.nhl.com

WARNING: Website is fugly.

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Has it actually been confirmed that we're the ones talking to Washington though?
Not confirmed. But Paul Hamilton has suggested the Sabres weren't done based on his trying to get info, which leads to rampant speculation that it's the Sabres dealing with the Caps.

Everything is completely speculatory at this point.

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Carlson, Orlov, Johansson, and Forsberg are the types of names I'd expect Regier to be after.
Add Alzner to that too.....

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If we sent Miller and Stafford we would need to get salary back....Caps are only 7 mill under the cap
Salaries are pro-rated. Washington might have to make some moves in the off-season to get back under, but for the rest of the season they should be able to eat Miller and Staff's contracts.

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Main board suggesting that Wash could be a 3rd team in on the Pominville deal?

Speculation and I highly doubt it, but hey were talking Ovi on the Sabres, at this point I think it's all a go.

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Steve Tambelli looks like the actor Chris Cooper.

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