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07-24-2008, 06:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Puckhead58 View Post
Its ridiculous contracts like this one that is ruining the cap era of the NHL. Wideman had 1 good season and he gets $4 million a year???? GIVE ME A BREAK!!!!

These types of contracts are ruining the league. Look at the stupid contract that Bryan McCabe got a few years ago.....that bum is making $7 million a year and is only worth about $3. Overpaying players like that is stupid and its going to end up ruining the CBA.
If Wideman turns into a McCabe, I will agree with you. As it is I think the Bruins are investing in the future. The contracts that are ruining the league are the fat guys getting paid HUGE $$$ for the past and not delivering in the future. The trick is for the GM to figure out which guy they have.

PS: If you think McCabe is worth 3 mm then the Bruins definitely got a bargain at 3.95 for Wideman. JFJ chose poorly.

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