Are the big market teams the losers here?
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12-30-2012, 11:56 PM
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Well, look at teams like the Rangers and Flyers for example. Dolan and Snider want to win the cup. If they are handcuffed by trades they made in the past and those players are sent to the minors or retire on their new teams the Flyers and Rangers are on the hook. They have to put the players salary under thier cap which hurts their chances of winning since their own roster has to be trimmed.
In defense of the Rangers it seems like putting a cap max, made them think twice about making dumb moves. Before first lockout I think they didn't make the playoffs for like 7-8 seasons, after the lockout they made it every year.
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