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03-29-2011, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by CannonGoBoom View Post
So if Pronger completely blows in 2015-2016 and again in 2016-2017 you will be 100% fine with that, correct? Pronger will make 500k both of those seasons, if plays 12 minutes a game on our 3rd pairing and finished with 10 points, you will be cool with that?

Also, someone needs to tell Giroux he should have stopped playing at the all-star break.
Services done?

Yeah, the point is immensely idiotic. These contracts are essentially structured like signing bonuses. Players get paid more up front, and the team receives a lower cap hit on their end.

Essentially his argument is that Timonen can stop playing so hard the next couple of years because his salary will scale down to 5M and then 3M.

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