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10-17-2012, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by davidy2d View Post
In 2000 Paul Kariya in Anaheim made $1M~ less than the entire Minnesota Wild roster ($10M vs $11M). That's just one small market team vs another (expansion) team. And you're saying the system got worse post lockout?
Look at it now. Just as man "ridiculous" contracts are handed out today. The cap has done nothing to curb spending because the GMs don't find it bad. This is not that hard of a concept.

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