Free Agency & General Offseason Discussion Thread: Part II
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07-09-2012, 09:41 PM
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So your saying Chris Kelly at 2.1M isn't worth more today from the performance he had before that signing? Same with Neil and Fisher? (Although Fisher was more for being the only player besides Alfie to show up against Anaheim in the finals)
Players cap hits and salaries definitely rise each year not just based on performance, but based on a teams salary caps. Once the cap rises so does each players value. Not sure how you can argue that.
I have no idea what you're saying in the bolded.
As for the rest, the argument is that players should be given raises based on performance not just as a result of the cap going up. The fact that GMs hand out ridiculous contracts is what lead to the first lockout. Don't confuse overpaying with merit-based raises.
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