Thread: Speculation: Richards vs Jumbo
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05-23-2011, 09:09 PM
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Originally Posted by bernmeister View Post

Unless the target is a young elite -- Stamkos, pre-injury Malkin --- don't want to go crazy with contracts that could bind us for years. everything a proportionately reasonable number as a base, with extremely generous performance bonuses. This way a player delivers, I'm happy, and if it didn't happen, and my cap is not overly screwed, much.
Unfortunately elite players dont sign those deals. Ok Hossa did, but generally speaking elite players want to protect themselves and avoid deals like. Prospal, Feds.... These guys are journeymen at this point.

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