Thread: OT: NHL vs. NHLPA
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10-23-2012, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by MarkGio View Post
Some of the teams that need the cap relief are already spending 50+ million this year anyways. Some teams that are supposively financially struggling are paying way above the cap floor too, so why would they do that when they knew the CBA was expiring? And then teams like Pheonix aren't going to be overpaying free agents no matter how low the basement is.

I think the whole system is unfair. It's a system that continually places responsibility on players salaries because some really rich teams are raising revenue while some teams are really poor and have to pay extra. The owners need to accept a cap trading system or luxury tax.
We just saw last year Florida vastly overpay for UFA's so don't tell me small market teams don't overpay. You want a fair system but support trading cap space or a luxury tax which defeats the purpose of a cap so I don't believe what are saying is right at all.

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