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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Hockey Widow » Thu Oct 24, 2013 10:17 am

herb wrote:Calling up Yann Sauve was "cap planning" according to Torts. Whatever that means...


The best of the cheapest in Utica? I guess Dalpe really was waived then.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby dbr » Thu Oct 24, 2013 11:30 am

Sauve actually has the most expensive contract of anyone on the Coments except for Eriksson and Cannata.

I am guessing this move has something to do with putting us over the cap ceiling so we can start using LTIR (ie. he is being called up as a "replacement player"); right now Capgeek has us at just $372,805 in available space without Sauve.

I'm a little rusty with this stuff but I've seen others claim that getting as close to the upper limit as possible prior to placing a player on LTIR maximizes the exemption we get once that player is placed on that list. Makes sense..
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby SKYO » Thu Oct 24, 2013 12:24 pm

Yup just some Gilman magic.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Island Nucklehead » Thu Oct 24, 2013 12:32 pm

dbr wrote:I'm a little rusty with this stuff but I've seen others claim that getting as close to the upper limit as possible prior to placing a player on LTIR maximizes the exemption we get once that player is placed on that list. Makes sense..


Yep. The closer we get to the cap before placing someone on LTIR, the more space we can exceed the cap when LTIR takes effect.

So if we're $1M under the cap when we put Player X making $2M on LTIR, we only get to exceed the cap by $1M. But if we're only 100K under the cap, we can exceed it by $1.9M. Or something like that...
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby JelloPuddingPop » Thu Oct 24, 2013 12:42 pm

I'm just not sure why? With our roster set, why do we need extra LTIR relief? I don't understand the implications of this - as I understand it, when Burrows returns that relief is no longer applicable? Are we making room for more call ups if necessary?

Can anyone enlighten?
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Island Nucklehead » Thu Oct 24, 2013 12:58 pm

JelloPuddingPop wrote:I'm just not sure why? With our roster set, why do we need extra LTIR relief? I don't understand the implications of this - as I understand it, when Burrows returns that relief is no longer applicable? Are we making room for more call ups if necessary?

Can anyone enlighten?


I don't know the circumstances, but IIRC there is no set rule re: individuals replacing cap space, so you don't have to designate an individual to replace the LTIR player (so Sauve doesn't have to be designated as Burrows' replacement). So if we call up a guy like Sauve now, place Burrows on LTIR, we can then demote Sauve and bring up one or more players because we have that LTIR space established.

If we have $300K in cap space today, bringing up Corrado ($591K) only gets us $291K of LTIR space. Bringing up Sauve ($708K) gives us $408K. Not sure why it matter so much, because that couple-hundred K probably won't get us a warm body at this point in the season.

Again, I could be wrong in all this, but it might be what Gilman is doing...
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby JelloPuddingPop » Thu Oct 24, 2013 3:54 pm

Thanks, that makes sense. Still strange though
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby herb » Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:47 pm

And just like that, Sauve has been sent down. Pelletier and Archibald have been called up. It would be Archibald's first NHL game if he played tomorrow.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Hockey Widow » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:18 pm

Well at least we have some forwards to play. Wonder if they rush Burrows back.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby herb » Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:48 am

Based upon Burrows' interview yesterday, I get the sense he'll be playing tonight.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Southern_Canuck » Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:38 am

herb wrote:And just like that, Sauve has been sent down. Pelletier and Archibald have been called up. It would be Archibald's first NHL game if he played tomorrow.


For undrafted Archibald, that is pretty neat!

...especially as some of his more heralded peers from the first round of his draft (2008) struggle:

Kyle Beach
Zach Boychuk
Joe Colborne
Anton Gustafsson
Greg Nemisz
Daulton Leveille

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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby RoyalDude » Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:22 am

When will u cats finally stick a fork in David Booth? He's done like dinner

Even the minor league call ups are playing better than him. Get rid if that 4.5 million not well spent
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Island Nucklehead » Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:03 pm

RoyalDude wrote:When will u cats finally stick a fork in David Booth? He's done like dinner

Even the minor league call ups are playing better than him. Get rid if that 4.5 million not well spent


Cool story. When we waive and demote him, what will that $925K get us?
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby herb » Mon Oct 28, 2013 9:20 am

Pelletier has been sent back down, presumably because Burrows is ready to go tonight.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Jovocop » Tue Oct 29, 2013 3:17 pm

Ryan Johnson is back with the Canucks!!!









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Develop puck blocking skills??? :mrgreen:
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