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07-14-2005, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by The Original Steve
. . . I think Eddie could have come cheaper and at a term more in the Leafs favour. He was 39 and you give him a 3 year deal? Not smart. I don't care that the 3rd year was an option.
You feel he should have been signed for cheaper and shorter. Fair enough. I was only questioning you for blaming his wonky back, which I maintain has not actually been a problem.

Originally Posted by The Original Steve
Look at Hasek in Ottawa, he is only counting $2.3 against the cap. The Leafs could use that $2 million had they been more frugal. Hasek's deal was incentive laden, but that is what you should do with older players. A mistake by JFJ.
Dar addresses this nicely above.

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