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11-08-2012, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by y2kcanucks View Post
A much shorter contract would also come with a much higher cap hit. You understand that right? Would you prefer Luongo with 4 or 5 years remaining on his contract but a $7.5M cap hit?
Luongo would not get a 7.5 million cap hit right now. Luongo on a 4 year by 6 mil contract, would have much higher value than his present contract though.

Rinne has the highest cap hit at 7. He's also 4 years younger and coming off a better season. Also, it's likely Nashville overpaid to keep him.

Luongo's contract is in no way a positive. It has a very marginal savings on cap and goes on for way too long.

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