Thread: Speculation: biggest name to be bought out
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12-06-2012, 08:16 AM
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Originally Posted by internetdotcom View Post
I really, really, really hope there is no immunity buyout in the new CBA. GMs should have to pay the price (in real $$$ and cap hit) for signing bad deals, just as GMs who are smart, sign good deals, and manage the cap efficiently should be able to reap the benefits of it. The whole idea of a 'get out of jail free' card via immunity buyout really rubs me the wrong way.
They signed all those contracts under a different CBA. All of those front-loaded retirement deals, overpaid players being buried in the AHL/Europe, etc. are all within the rules. Why should the GM's be punished for the rules changing?

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