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09-25-2010, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by htpwn View Post
I may be biased as my team has a terrible contract on its hands that will likely be sent down (Finger) but I completely agree. When a player is completely overpaid and is a questionable NHL player, teams shouldn't be expected to keep them on their roster.

However for players such as Zubrus, who is still a valuable player at the NHL level, there is no reason he should be sent down or forced to go back to Europe to play because a team decided that it wanted to make a signing it didn't have room for.
If he's "worthy of a roster spot" then he'll be claimed by another team. If 29 other GMs don't think he is worth his contract then sending him to the AHL/overseas is completely justified.

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