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01-07-2013, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by CoatesysFlask View Post
The question was not about buying out top talent. The question I was asking was if hypothetically Ovechkin doesnt top a 70 point pace this year or next, would they potentially buy him out? At that point you would be talking about a 29 year old with 7 years left of nearly $10m on the cap who had not scored over 70 points in 3 seasons. Similar to the Lecavalier situation though Ovi is obviously the better player, Lecavalier was in the discussion of the best players in the world when he signed that contract.
Still don't imagine, even with that scenario, that they do that.

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