Lockout IV: One likes to believe in the freedom of hockey (Moderated: see post #2)
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12-08-2012, 10:32 PM
Join Date: Apr 2012
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Because they have a massive impact. Insurance, franchise values, league parity, whatever - take your pick.
The fact that those contracts (players getting paid more than their cap values) affects the escrow hit of every other player in the league should be a reason why the other 90% support this rule and want those contracts gone - the stars getting their cap circumvention deals
is directly taking money out of their pockets
Seems like it's adding more to me: Chicago can now pay anyone on their roster more money (and outbid other teams) because Marian Hossa's Cap hit is only 5.2 mil a season.
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