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01-18-2011, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by JLHockeyKnight View Post
Especially if that happens to a young, up and coming player who simply got out of hand trying to make a name for himself. For someone making $750K, that's 1/3 of their salary. Granted they can still live off $500K, but that will undoubtedly cause a lifestyle change.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but the amounts are generally not fixed sums, but rather the equivalent in salary lost for games suspended. If Brière loses $750K for 2 games off, it's a bit less in that week's grocery cart, but for a 4th-liner making league minimum, it would be 1/41st of $500K, or about $12,000.

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