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01-21-2013, 06:18 PM
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Des Louise
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Originally Posted by DAChampion View Post
It also goes the other way.

For an 8 year contract, the team wins because it gets a lot of UFA years, and because the cap goes up by ~5%/year. By the end of the contract the cap hit will be depreciated by ~50%.
The only advantage to an 8 year/48M deal I can see is that maybe the cap will go up and it will make it better. I don't think I would go for it if I were the habs.

As for the UFA years... 6M is quite a bit even for an UFA.

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