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The Canucks aren't going to have much money to spend, so I don't expect any big-name free agent signings.

• Jan Bulis
• Bryan Smolinski
• Brent Sopel

• Ruslan Fedotenko
• Wade Brookbank or any other enforcer
• Marc Chouinard (for training camp)

Daniel Sedin ($3.575M) | Henrik Sedin ($3.575M) | Taylor Pyatt ($1.5M)
Markus Naslund ($6M) | Brendan Morrison ($3.2M) | Ruslan Fedotenko ($2M)
Matt Cooke ($1.5M) | Ryan Kesler ($1M) | Jannik Hansen ($0.51M)
Alexandre Burrows ($0.483M) | Josh Green ($0.45M) | Jeff Cowan ($0.55M)
Marc Chouinard ($1.1M)*

Willie Mitchell ($3.5M) | Kevin Bieksa ($0.525M)
Mattias Ohlund ($3.5M) | Sami Salo ($3.5M)
Alexander Edler ($0.55M) | Lukas Krajicek ($0.75M)
Wade Brookbank ($0.45M)* | Rory Fitzpatrick ($0.55M)*

Roberto Luongo ($6.75M)
Dany Sabourin ($0.5M)

*Reserve Players

Total Salary
• FORWARDS: $25,443,000
• DEFENCEMEN: $13,325,000
• GOALIES: $7,250,000
• GRAND TOTAL: $46,018,000
• CAP PROJECTED TO BE: $46,000,000 - $48,000,000

• Fedotenko's a guy that will go to the net and be willing to pay the price to score a garbage goal.
• Roberto Luongo gets run over too much, need an enforcer to serve and protect him.
• Jannik Hansen has probably proved this playoffs that he is an NHL calibre player and should play in this league.
• Would like to see Sopel back, but Edler's ready for the NHL.
• Barring any offersheets, Kesler should re-sign for around $1 million.
• Nonis said that he wouldn't mind giving Chouinard another go next year, so he can attend training camp, if he doesn't impress, attempt to trade him or send him to the minors again.
Filed Under:   Canucks   2007   2008  
May 22, 2007 5:39 PM ET | Delete
I think your analysis is pretty good... only one question: No Linden?
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