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08-22-2012, 06:06 PM
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Originally Posted by DoubleAAAA View Post
Not totally comparable situations. B's basically had no one under contract the year coming out of the lock out last time assuming there would be a glut of UFA talent available for pennies on the dollar ... obviously it backfired. This time they have an entire roster under contract for the coming season.

I wouldn't be too worried about it at this point.
I am not concerned with the 2012-13 season if there is indeed one.

However if the new CBA has a limit of 5 years on all contracts, then not being proactive now with some of the key contracts (Lucic, Seguin, Rask, Marchand, Horton) expiring in 2013 could make negotiations in 2013 very difficult.

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