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by IwoCPO on 06/28/12 at 02:39 PM ET
Well, that’s just nifty. Now Khan(!)‘s telling us his math narrows the Wing cap space down to 18 million. Nothing frigging worse than a math-challenged pharmacist moon-lighting as a Wing beat writer.
MLive (if you can get to the story through their slow-ass server)
They are expected to sign Swiss star Damien Brunner to a two-way, entry-level contract on Sunday, or shortly after.
It will take roughly another $5 million to sign restricted free agents Kyle Quincey and Justin Abdelkader this summer.
That would leave about $18 million in available cap space and just one available roster spot. Of course, they can clear more money and roster spots by trading and/or sending down players to the Grand Rapids Griffins.
Can someone explain to me why we absolutely must sign Former Dive Kyle Quincey to a deal that’s at least 3 million? And don’t even tell me Abdelkader’s getting 2.
Former Dive Kyle Quincey can earn 2 million for the right to prove he deserves to be a Red Wing.
Abdelkader can get 1 million based on what he’s shown us and what he’s capable of.
And that equals 3 and that equals 21 left for the real toys: motherfuching Suter and Parise, KHAN(!!!!!)
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