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03-05-2014, 06:22 PM
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2014 Free Agent List

Since Buffalo is going to be WAY below the 50 million or so cap floor, what Free agents are we going to be targeting to work our way through the rebuild or possibly sell off for futures at the deadline.


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Anybody to a 1 year deal to move at the deadline

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Downie is only 26. Wow.

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Brian Gionta 1 year 4.5M

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What about throwing 7*7 at Stastny?

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What about throwing 7*7 at Stastny?
Not down

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What about throwing 7*7 at Stastny?
no way José

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1, 2, or 3 year deals... Pay stupid money. Vets with leadership qualities with a good history of teaching.

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We have what, $18 million to reach the floor?

Leino buyout...makes 22.5 ish?

We're some 800k under the Islanders for next year.

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We have to spend roughly $20,000,000 to get to the cap floor.

Brian Gionta: $5,000,000 x 1

Ryan Callahan: $6,000,000 x 6

David Legwand: $5,000,000 x 3

Marcel Goc: $4,000,000 x 2

Something like that. Vets who can be stopgaps on inflated contracts. We'll make it. We just have to make sure the players aren't good enough to win us too many games...

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Is Scott Gomez available ? If so, overpay.

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We have what, $18 million to reach the floor?

Leino buyout...makes 22.5 ish?

We're some 800k under the Islanders for next year.
Dave Davis @DaveDavisHockey 15m
Assuming Ennis re-signs, Sabres as of now would only need to spend around $12M on 7 or 8 players to reach the '14-'15 cap floor. #mythbuster

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If you add in Conacher & Foligno, you've got it down to around $9.5M to spend on 5 or 6 players. No sweat.

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Not only is this cap floor scare a myth, so is the idea that the Sabres wouldn't be able to buy out Leino if that's what they wanted.

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Is Scott Gomez available ? If so, overpay.
THEN, you trade him for McDonagh!

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No. I don't want any of those. Just give me 4-5 $3 million dollar players.

Up scott to 1.5, sign d'ag to 1.5 or 2.0. keep hank at 4 mil. sulzer 1.5

All good.

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Gionta 1 year 4.5M
Moss 2 year 3.75M

Maybe Moore? Or Fiddler?

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Bring back Derek Roy.

We need a veteran influence around these kids.


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Any of the ones below, I'd be happy.

Callahan
Ott
Gionta
Orpik
Morrow

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Bring back Derek Roy.

We need a veteran influence around these kids.



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Ott/Moulson BRING EM BACK BABY! Give them both 1.2* market price, then trade them again for 2015 picks.

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Pardon a stupid question, but what happens if a team is below the cap floor?

(I'd throw money at Ott to bring him back, and maybe Callahan. Big money, short contracts, no problem. Don't want another Leino-situation.)

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Friedman on WGR said he wouldn't be surprised to see Matty Moulson back in Buffalo next year.


Final dagger to Snows heart.



Its important we suck next year.

We should be able to fill this roster out with vets and still be horrible so we can keep kids in minors.

Draft McDavid/Eichel in 2015...

Then next summer we can start bringing in the kids and quality free agents and start to actually "build" our roster.

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Any of the ones below, I'd be happy.

Callahan
Ott
Gionta
Orpik
Morrow
I'd be happy with any of these guys.

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If we can find those UFA's that have come to terms with throwing away a year or more of their life making a lot of money but no chance at a Stanley Cup... Target those.

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