NHL Lockout XXV: New car caviar four star daydream, think I'll buy me a hockey team
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12-09-2012, 02:10 PM
Join Date: Nov 2008
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I really don't see the problem here. You were allowed to do front loaded, crazy money contracts under the old rules. The owners/GMs had to work inside those rules to make their team as competitive as possible. Now that those rules are up, they want to make the new rules so that they don't have to offer front loaded, crazy money contracts just to get top UFAs. It's time to make new rules, so they want to change them. It's not stupid at all.
I agree with you here. You did what you had to to, within the old system, to ice the best team possible. That system was flawed and there's now an opportunity to fix these flaws because the old system has expired. Seems rather obvious to me.
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