NHL vs. NHLPA: Battler of the CBA
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07-14-2012, 02:20 PM
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believe me, fans are not going to like the 5 year max contract. Just think about, you think Sid accepts less than market on a 5 year contract? No, he does not!!! Sid and every other Elite of the Elite player would demand max dollars on every contract they negotiate. There will be no, "I'll take less than market value 10 years from now for up-front money now." It will be max dollars every contract and Sid's cap hit would be this year 9.5-11 million &&&&....
and once that contract plays out and the Penguins are up against the cap, what do you think Sid is going to do? He's going to UFA to get another Max $$$$ contract.
Gee, you mean there would actually be a hard cap where cap circumvention could not take place? The big names would get the big
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