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12-29-2012, 11:11 PM
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Originally Posted by dookie88 View Post
Those extensions are mighty low in terms of dollars.
If this goes through with a 6/8 year contract limit Claude Giroux will cost more than $7m per year.
Also Matt Read, a 20goal and 50point scorer will cost more than $2.5m. Also extensions for Wellwood and Rinaldo will be more expensive if they're given out.
On the flipside I believe you can get a #1 defender for less than $6.5m if he's old enough and not directly effected by the limit in contract length, i.e. older than 28 or so.

Don't really know what you mean by year two. If I understood right the cap would be the same as last season for this one and after this would trop to $60m, so there goes another $4m.
If the Cap drops, players will realize this (or need to) and won't be expecting such outlandish contracts. I think what he offered is fairly respectable...

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