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Forum: Armchair-GMMon. at 8:01 p.m.
<div class="quote"><div class="quote_t">Quoting: <b>AC14</b></div><div>I dont think any dedicated Blues fan will argue that they can make a push.

It may cancel it out abit. However, his salary is already low as is.

in general, its extremely hard and you hardly ever see guys flipped within 2 months of being traded. It's not great business for the team towards the player, unless it's involved in the trade. There are way too many logistical hold ups that make it really hard to do so as well. If there are assets to be acquired from Dumolin, the Penguins may be best off doing that themselves and recouping some of the assets for making a trade for a guy like barbashev.

Adding cap isn't the issue, it's adding salary for the team. I know on paper it looks easy to sit there and go lets spend to the cap and tank, but there's a reason eating salary has come with a cost. There are always budgets. While Stillman has been fantastic for the Blues in spending to the cap. It's going to be pretty hard pressed to ask him to take on an extra 1.5 million real dollars in a trade to make the team worse. 1.5m isn't a big deal in the grand scheme of things, but then when you factor in that we are currently paying Krug 8 million this year, Leddy 5 million this year, Mikkola 1.9 million, and Scandella 3.85 million it becomes a little harder of a sell to want to add more salary at LD when Calle Rosen has probably been our most consistent performer at LD.

Edit: It may be a price of doing business in this cap situation. However, I would venture to guess market value on Barby is a bit more than that</div></div>

I don’t disagree. Price of cap space remains high this year. But for Pittsburgh I’d find a trade to add Barby a good one
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