Way around the no re-signing bought out players
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07-12-2005, 05:07 PM
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And, why should teams that have given out irresponsible contracts be rewarded with a systems that allows them to renegotiate past mistakes?
More importantly, from the CBA perspective, why would the NHLPA want to set up a system that allows management to pressure key players into costly renegotiations?
Because if the amount of the original contract is spread over a number of years then the original NHLPA member keeps the full value of his contract and it frees up cap space for another NHLPA member.
The NHLPA benefits.
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