Thread: Rumor: Sharks courting Doan
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07-17-2012, 04:34 PM
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Originally Posted by SJeasy View Post
Some players don't play hardball, using the agents, at the high point of their career if both team and player are committed to a long term relationship. Brodeur only got an agent for this last round of negotiations. I'll add that tax laws for athletes have changed with most of the high end guys using their agents for their tax returns. They have to file in most of the states in which they play. Can you imagine doing 10 to 15 state returns in addition to your home state and federal?

If the player does go on his own, the PA will provide comps for compensation directly to the player so that he is not flying blind.
This was basically what I was thinking. Good info

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