Thread: Player Discussion: Kyle Turris
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08-29-2012, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by HavlatMach9 View Post
Not bad. Though I don't understand why players sign contracts a year before they need to. If he puts up a strong season, he'd potentially get several more millions over those 6 years.
It's guaranteed money. There's always risk that a player could get a career ending injury, especially in a sport with relatively high risk like hockey.

The whole adage of bird in hand > two in bush.

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