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04-04-2010, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by jsykes View Post
Actually, one other expense to think about that could be significant in the scheme of things is steel. I read something recently from an equipment manager for the Caps who said they change player steel every 2-3 weeks. At $70 a pop, that is a lot of steel to go through and with the new Fusion steel from Bauer that you know they will ALL be using since TUUKs are on like 95% of the skates out there, you can instantly double that cost for steel.
That is a good point .... I hadn't thought about that. That varies player to player I am sure as well. One team probably pays more than another if they have a fussy lot.

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