Thread: News Article: NHL 10 worst contracts.. Briere #6
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06-15-2009, 01:10 AM
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Originally Posted by phlocky View Post
Brad Richards has perhaps the WORST contract in the entire NHL. He had one really really good season and now he's getting 7.8 mil???? However, if you talk to one certain Vanc fan who's been visiting our site in recent days he'll tell you that Richards is an AWESOME player and that he wasn't traded basically for peanuts just as a salary dump. HE believes that Brad Richards being traded for an unproven goalie prospect and a few other spare parts means that Schneider can EASILY return Simon Gagne from our team and that Briere and his contract isn't even close to comparable to B Richards and his contract.
Richards contract is more palatable because there is only 2 years left so I don't know if it would qualify as the worst at this point, but it surely was looking like the worst for a while. I believe he was signed to the max at the time which is insane.

Originally Posted by JXC View Post
Weird that Briere, Drury, and Gomez are all there - they were the plums of that offseason.
Which lead to them all being overpaid.

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