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11-26-2012, 06:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Orrthebest View Post
NHL contracts are now only insured for 5 years. Some teams can not afford to pay for extra insurance for the extra years. So having any contract length beyond 5 years gives an advantage to wealthy teams.
I must admit, I didn't realize that at the time, but I still see the NHL moving on that issue, just maybe not as much, and certainly not as easy, as I first thought.

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