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12-05-2012, 11:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Habs 4 Life View Post
Most of them are too busy playing in Europe!!!

the 18 Players that will be there are:

Craig Adams, David Backes, Michael Cammalleri, Sidney Crosby, B.J. Crombeen, Mathieu Darche, Shane Doan, Ron Hainsey, Shawn Horcoff, Jamal Mayers, Manny Malhotra, Andy McDonald, Ryan Miller, George Parros, Brad Richards, Martin St. Louis, Jonathan Toews and Kevin Westgarth.
Bolded the players that have over 4mil left on their contracts - that's 11 of 18. Plus Malhotra has 2.5mil left, at the end of his career. None of the rest is under 27 years old.

If these are the sessions where a new CBA is finalized, I would bet that any compromises favor those players with big contracts. In other words, favorable "make whole" in exchange for concessions down the road. Round 3, 2018-19.

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