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What To Do With Souray?

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal at the Calgary Herald,

There’s not a big market these days for Souray’s skill-set — big shot, big minutes, toughness — because he has two years left on his deal. His tough style of play, which has resulted in injuries (wrist, shoulder, concussion and hand), has also scared off a few teams.

The Oilers’ best bet is to move Souray to a team that is long way from the NHL required cap floor of $44 million. The Atlanta Thrashers have $36.2 million committed to 15 players. The New York Islanders have $36.5 million for 21 players. The Colorado Avalanche have $38 million for 20 players, and the St. Louis Blues are at $40 million for 20 players.

But those teams might also want Tambellini to include a younger player in any deal.

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Oilers Rock's avatar

How about loaning him to some khl team? seems like noone wants his big shot anymore.

Posted by Oilers Rock from Edmonton, Alberta on 07/19/10 at 11:46 PM ET

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