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05-12-2008, 05:01 PM
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Joe T Choker
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Originally Posted by kingswillwinthecup View Post
Am I the only one who really dislikes all these 7, 8, 9 year+ contracts being handed out? Is it really good for the league to have every team look basically identical for years on end? Is that exciting?

And what happens if a guy like Ovechkin or Richards goes down with a career hampering concussion or knee injury? What does their franchise do then? Think about how dumb they were for signing any player to a decade+ deal?

I'm afraid something like that needs to happen to make an example of all these ostentatious contracts and why they're not exactly smart.
so you wouldn't want the Kings to sign Anze Kopitar to a 10+ year contract ? ... not saying that I agree with this deal at all

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