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12-07-2012, 05:40 PM
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Originally Posted by p.l.f. View Post
i like the idea of 5 yr max contracts
but 7 yr max to re-sign your own players
Isn't going from 15 year Kovalchuk to an 8 year limit a huge improvement for the owners?

That's almost half of what has happened.

If the longest contracts are 8 years, that drives the length of lessor players even shorter than they are today.

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