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AtomicPunk

Streit traded to Philly..? Buyouts?

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Bob McKenzie on Twitter is reporting Philly has traded for Mark Streit - NYI. Gave up a 4th round pick in 2014. Likely to sign 2 year deal for 5 mil/per. Over 35 so it all counts.

He suggests compliance buyouts in the works for Bryzgalov and Briere. I would post a link but I dont have the capability at this moment.

I know I might be in the minority, but I'd love to see our hometown team get in on some early UFA action. Before the prices go sky high.

Edited by AtomicPunk

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The Wings could potentially trade for someone's rights, but short of that I wouldn't hold my breathe on a FA signing.

The team is trying to re-sign, Brunner, Cleary and Miller and then has a bunch of RFA's to deal with. Without shipping some salary out there isn't really any cap space for any Free Agents.

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I too would take briere if he was a good price instead of inking Cleary or Miller. But again I would rather create a roster of scoring lines with a little sand paper on every line i.e Bertuzzi, Toot's, Abby and Helm. Put the Datsyuks, Zetterbergs, Nyquists. Franzens, Brunners, Tatar's & Briere's around those 4 "grittier" guys and f*ck yeah off to the races.

Edited by 13dangledangle

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The Wings could potentially trade for someone's rights, but short of that I wouldn't hold my breathe on a FA signing.

The team is trying to re-sign, Brunner, Cleary and Miller and then has a bunch of RFA's to deal with. Without shipping some salary out there isn't really any cap space for any Free Agents.

Erm... there is plenty of space.

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I should clarify.

I'd take Briere as, shall we say, a "playoffs specialist." I wouldn't expect him to be a core player or anything like that. It's just, if he could be had for dirt cheap, and there's a possibility that he might be able to find that postseason touch of his (has he ever played with a Datsyuk or a Zetterberg?), I think he might be worth it. One of those low-risk, high-reward dealies.

Believe me, I'm fully on-board the we-need-to-get-bigger-stronger-meaner bus.

Edited by Dabura

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