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12-14-2011, 11:58 AM
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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.

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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.

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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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