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08-01-2005, 01:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Beauty, eh?
You people are insane.

If the reported "unofficial amount" of 5M for a star player like Forsberg or Naslund is true, how in the bloody hell can you justify giving 5M to a player like Palffy? Don't get me wrong, Ziggy is a great player, but he's not worth 5M - not even close, in the new NHL.

You guys are still viewing salaries they way they were pre-lockout.
I think a guy like Forsberg or Naslund is going to make more then 5 million. I heard that to but I don't buy it. How can you say were viewing the salaries like back in pre-lockout mode when Palffy was making like 7 million in his final year. I think guys like Palffy, Kovalev, Demitra, Zhamnov, Kariya etc., will go for about 4-5 million a year. Don't forget the most a player can make is about 7.8 and if, your Forsberg arguably, the best player in the game, I'm sure you would demand that and get something close to it from a team.

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