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12-08-2012, 11:15 PM
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Originally Posted by KPower View Post
So when superstars become free agents you think they will take a bit less.

Malkin on the free market and he gets 8.7/year?

No chance, some team will pay him max.

And that trend will continue.

Summary: 5 year max contracts is terrible for the nhlpa.
Terrible? That's debatable I suppose. It will force star players to live within the spirit of a salary cap instead of letting their agents design cap circumventing deals that teams have to sign on to in order to get the player and keep him away from their competition.

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