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12-08-2012, 11:11 PM
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Originally Posted by KPower View Post
I said 5 year max contracts will affect 90% of players because the superstars will be demanding max contracts if they can only sign for 5 years.

Therefore there will be less money for everyone else.

Players like the Sedins won't sign for 6 million/year for 12 years. They will demand 10-12 million/year and it will affect everyone else on the team.
You said the five year limit would affect 90% of the players because the top 10% will get max contracts. There are approximately 700 players in the NHL. No way will there be 70 players with max contracts.

As I said, many teams will not have a single player on a max deal, and any that do will only be able to afford one.

Regarding your Sedin example, I suppose if they both want max deals, I guess they will be playing on different teams.

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