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06-21-2012, 01:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Halifaxhab View Post

PA must have seen the cap friendly nature of all those contracts though. So if he really wanted a long term deal he would definately have to take less than Tavares, maybe even Moulson.

On the market, you're right, some team will drop stupid crazy money on him over a couple years.
You can't really compare those deals though, especially Moulson. The market has changed dramatically. When Moulson signed in January 2011, the salary cap was $59.4M. It is now over $70M, and the UFA market is particularly weak this year. There is no way Moulson would sign the same deal today.

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