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07-06-2009, 08:49 PM
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according to this they have 2 mil left.

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according to this they have 2 mil left.
That's before we signed Kovalev.

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"I don't care where (Heatley) plays. He can play anywhere he wants as long as I can get the right deal. All I care about is what comes back to our club."
Maybe they would trade Heatley in the division?

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Trade Plekanec + for Heatley. Then waive Hammer.

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Trade Plekanec + for Heatley. Then waive Hammer.
Trade everyone for Heatley!

(im serious, I don't give a shizz about attitude issues... Ill take one of the best players in the league at 7.5 cap hit, without thinking twice.)

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07-07-2009, 06:10 AM
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Volchenkov at 3.2M or so is an UFA after this season, maybe they would take O'Byrne at about 1.3M and save 2M?

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07-07-2009, 08:20 AM
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The Sens plan to shed salary cap room is to waive Smith and Schubert and pay them $ 3.4 mil total to play in the AHL. Smith might retire (injury), and might be sent to Edmonton in the Heatley deal now that the Sens paid $4 mil (I doubt this).

So that's $3.4 mil that is easily disposed of. In Murray's interview, he said that Melnyk really wanted Kovalev (gotta have some more flash, they were interested in Havlat too, not at 6 years). So the owner said we'll worry about the cap later meaning he's willing to pay the big bucks to AHLers.

If the deal with Edmonton goes through, there's another $1.5 savings (factoring in Smid's new deal RFA).

So instead of being $2 mil over the cap, they will be about $2.9 under the cap once this is done.

If Heatley somehow stays with the Sens, they will be only $1.4 mil under the cap.

So no more moves (unless Heatley is traded soon), but they have a full lineup anyways.


*note: I'm not 100 % sure of the numbers, different sites have it differently. There could be a $1 million variation either way. But they're still under the cap either way with S & S in the AHL.


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