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08-31-2009, 02:04 PM
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st5801
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Originally Posted by Bluefan75 View Post
Crosby is the perfect poster boy for the argument. The most he could possibly make is $9.6 under the current deal, and the team has little room for enough other good players if they wish to be competitive. ...He had nowhere near the kind of choice you wish to have people believe he did. Without the cap he makes significantly higher money *and* Pittsburgh can get someone better than Bill Guerin to flank him. Crosby's choices and salary were both limited.
You're missing the larger point, which is not every team has an unlimited amount of money to put towards salaries.

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