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12-14-2011, 11:58 AM
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Originally Posted by 417 View Post
Kaberle does NOT have a huge contract...he's getting paid fairly for what he brings and some would argue that offensively speaking, he might even been underpaid.


He's getting paid like an offensive dman capable of putting up 40-50pts and running an efficient PP. He's 29th in the NHL for average cap hit for a defensman and is 46th among NHL dmen in terms of average salary being paid for this year.


Tomas Kaberle isn't paid like a #1 dman, cause he's not...
Simple math: There are 30 NHL teams. Each team has TWO top two defenders. Thus, there are 60 top pair defenders in the league.

So a guy who is 29th in salary is by definition getting paid like a top pair defenceman.

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