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12-30-2012, 03:18 PM
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Originally Posted by du5566 View Post
If they are really a fan of the game then they know throwing money at players in an attempts to buy a championship is just silly and only rarely does it ever work. This system allows organizational strength to shine through on all levels. From scouting, drafting, coaching and player development teams are forced to make smart business decisions and every team in on a level playing field. It makes for a better NHL and provides a more marketable product to the masses. At least that's how I see it.
I think it's a good pro-parity move too, though I wish it was accompanied by a big raise to the cap floor that forced everyone to spend about as much money. Maybe that will be Fehr's last Hail Mary, it would be fun to watch what Charlie Wang and a few others say

That being said, there's no way that the Rangers, the Wild and the other teams who have already thrown money at players trying to win in the short-term didn't have to be dragged kicking and screaming.


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