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10-18-2012, 12:12 AM
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Originally Posted by GoLeafsGo96 View Post
The contract looks no different to the Leafs whatsoever though. It looks worse for Vancouver, but has no impact on the Leafs. Luongo could just have easily retired without the new development for the potential CBA. In that situation, the Leafs, nor the Canucks, are on the hook for the rest of the term. In this situation, its the same for the Leafs. The only difference is Vancouver can/would be on the hook for the remaining term of Lu's deal should he retire.
I guess in some ways your right. But I imagine Luongo might retire on top instead of playing out his contract now, knowing Vancouver is due to pay him... Unless Van is only responsible for cap, in which case I don't see how this whole article is breaking news at all.

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