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01-27-2013, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Habsawce View Post
Holy hell, you're really having trouble comprehending simple facts.

If you sign a young player to a long term contract and he turns out to be what is projected you will be saving a lot of money.

If Subban is signed to a 2 year deal at this ridiculous low ball offer and goes out and does what we all expect he will. After this 2 years he will be going into UFA years on his next deal and will be getting paid upwards of 7 million a year with inflation and the cap rising.

7 million a year vs. 4.5-5.5 a year if signed now. HRM I WONDER WHAT WILL ALLOW FOR MORE PLAYERS IN THE FUTURE.
Gomez cap hit is still here this year.

If we buy out Kaberle next season his cap hit will still be here next year.

Its easy to play armchair GM at your computer and demand that a popular player be given a very high contract this year.

But in the real world, if you want to create a contending hockey team, you have to work the numbers.

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