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06-10-2008, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by DevilsFan38 View Post
If I remember correctly from his book (sorry, don't have it handy) his reasoning was twofold: 1) that winning is the most important thing to him, and with the salary cap being instituted him taking a bit less would allow the team to spend that money on other good players, and 2) that the deal would make him a bit underpaid in the short term, but it would be evened out by being potentially overpaid as he gets close to forty.
And that is why he is the man and the one of the first people I would grab to start a franchise with...

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Originally Posted by Jiri Bicek View Post
Brodeur is signed for $5.2
He was getting $8 million before the cap was imposed...

In reguard to Elias, I remember the rumors that he was offered $7.5+ from the rags...now that is a discount.

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