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11-02-2012, 12:15 AM
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Originally Posted by the banks View Post
Right and the next thing to factor in is age. As you said goalies don't typically improve that much once they turn 27 (Howard), but you failed to note that goalies tend to decline when they hit about 33 (Luongo). Over the next 5+ years, a GM would be silly to choose Luongo over Howard. And this isn't even factoring contracts
I do think people in Detroit should start preparing for Howard to make around 5 million depending on CBA. So his contract is a big steal this year, but they will probably be close in terms of cap hit soon. I still would take Howard for the younger factor.

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