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11-20-2003, 02:15 PM
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gb701
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Originally Posted by Vlad The Impaler
I completely agree with everything you just said.

I nearly threw up however when I learned that Fleury could soon reach bonus allowing him to make $5M, despite sucking up big ones. That's just obscene and needs to be fixed in the next CBA.

Even if Fleury was doing good, it simply wouldn't be enough to justify that kind of money. To make that kind of cash he needs to be dominant and carry the team on his back or it just doesn't make sense.
My only disagreement is that the CBA is a copout for the owners who agree to these incentives in the first place. That is another debate, but imho if Fleury was able to get $5 m based on the limited performance to date, the team needs new management with a brain. I would have thought for a rookie to get those sorts of numbers, the incentives would be season long and substantial.

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