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11-16-2012, 03:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Eggers View Post
Yeah, but in the same vein as the Kovalchuk contract, these guys are making a HUGE chunk of their 14-year contracts in the first couple of years. The league really screwed up by allowing an acceptable framework. I just don't get why punishing the Devils was necessary after saying they would allow these contracts.
This is what I'm talking about. Weren't those contracts front loaded like Kovalchuk's? Also where is the cutoff too on what's acceptable, and what's circumvention? I think the NHL just makes up the rules as they go.

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