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10-03-2011, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Chris Shafer View Post
Then they're going to be ****ing pissed when Ilya Bryzgalov turns out to be just good and not Vezina.

Honestly, if this article is correct, then the organization is much more idiotic than anyone around here thinks. Thank god these were not hockey moves.
How are they idiotic? Because they reversed their plan. They absolutely were hockey moves. they were never anything else.

Originally Posted by DUHockey9 View Post
Pretty crappy article imo.

"Pronger got a lengthy contracted that was front loaded. The term was stretched out make a friendlier cap hit."

So he justifies Pronger's length because of the low cap hit, yet condemns Richards' and Carter's contracts because of the length? It's the same thing. Richards and Carter got the term in order to get the friendlier cap hit as well. If anything, Richards and Carter are more justifiable because they are far younger.
Pronger if he breaks down physically, can be placed on LTIR in the later years of his deal. His deal, and the Richards and Carter deals are completely different situations

The premise of the article is absolutely correct.

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