In the cap age, loading up on veterans still comes with risks

Updated: September 11, 2008, 1:06 PM ET
By Terry Frei | Special to ESPN.com

Question: How much can NHL teams "load up" in the salary-cap age?

Answer: As much as they can, as long as the numbers work. But depending on the definition of "loading up," it only works if the marquee names involved still can deliver sufficient bang for the buck.

The Rangers, already up against the $56.7 million cap for the upcoming season, still seem to be one of the many teams in the mix for the elusive and indecisive Mats Sundin. Meanwhile, Brendan Shanahan ...

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