Originally written October 30, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Katie Strang of ESPN answered some online questions today... Katie how can the Rangers buy out Rick Nash if he has a concussion. Are you aware compliance buyouts cannot be used on injured players? With that in mind what are the odds Richards gets bought out? Katie Strang  That's true. You cannot buy out an injured player. However, even if Nash returns after missing a significant chunk of time, I think this still needs to be a conversation. That said, so will Richards. It has less to do with actual performance -- he has played really well this season -- but the cap recapture penalties that could be exorbitant should he retire early. I've watched a lot of Edmonton Oiler games this year, and while the goalie play hasn't been stellar, their problem is not in goal. Their play in their own end is horrendous. Might the problem be that all that offensive talent they've drafted don't know how to play a two way game? If so, are they going to be bottom feeders ...
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