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11-13-2003, 06:54 AM
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Originally Posted by robertch
As I understand it, while the penguins may already be on the hook for Fluery's salary this season as a result of his playing in last nights game, they would not have to pay him the for the lucrative bonuses (which it looks as though he will hit) that are built into the contract if they send him back to the minors at somepoint soon. As I sure you know, its not the base amount but the bonuses that usually drive rookie contracts up.

The day they send the kid back because of $$$$$ they should fold the team. Unless the kid falls apart (doubtful) he should continue to play for the Pens.

At this point he's the only interesteing thing about watching the Pens.

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