Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/08/12 at 12:22 PM ET
from Michael Traikos of the National Post,
And so it should come as no surprise that owners might ask again for a mulligan and to toss aside the gold-plated anchors that are weighing down their hockey teams. The question is not which teams will take advantage of such a thing — every team has a Gomez messing up the books — but whether there will be a maximum limit on how many contracts teams can shelve.
Following the 2004-05 lockout, teams were given six days to terminate and buy out contracts. Close to 14 players lost their jobs as a result. This time, there could be many, many more.
Here is a team-by-team look at who might be buyout bound if the owners and players’ association agree to let teams erase their mistakes. For our purposes, we have limited it to one player per team:
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