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02-21-2013, 07:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Broad Street Elite View Post
I don't think it was so obvious that there would be an amnesty (or 2) at the time nor was it clear where the salary cap long term would be. You're taking advantage of your current knowledge to make a thesis on how Holmgren screwed up by not dramatically overpaying Carle.
It was understood more than a year ago that there would be some sort of amnesty clause in the new CBA.

And it wasn't an overpayment. Go check out how much 20-minute defensemen are making post-free agency.

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Originally Posted by Norm MacDonald View Post
You're not getting it. You can't just add up all the small contracts and say that's the equivalent of one big contract. That's not how it works.
It can when they're all terrible players. We're not talking about future core players here, we're talking about rubbish.

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