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by Paul on 05/17/07 at 11:25 AM ET
from the Denver Post,
Avalanche general manager Francois Giguere sounds like a man who has decided to bring back high-priced, disappointing goalie Jose Theodore for another season.
“My message to people is, ‘Don’t think that buying him out is going to be a big financial advantage for us.’ It won’t be,” Giguere said Wednesday. “If you buy him out, two-thirds of his salary counts toward the (salary) cap, and we’d still have to sign a replacement for him.”
That said, Giguere said a decision whether to bring back Theodore for the last year of a contract that will pay him $6 million has yet to be finalized.
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