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03-09-2011, 09:57 PM
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Originally Posted by rangers1024 View Post
It is.

The front loading just leaves the NYR with options towards the end of the contract. Should a buy-out be necessary, it takes the actual dollars remaining on the contract, so buying out the last two years would cost us essentially nothing. It also gives Richards*-in this situation- more incentive to retire if his career has fallen to that in the last couple years because he would be losing out on only a little of his contract, 1-2m compared to the 8-10 he made during the first 4 years.
that's a really good point, t hat I'd never considered about front loaded contracts.

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