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03-08-2013, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by UsernameWasTaken View Post
I'm not all that surprised. Parise has a cap hit of $7.53m...and that's taking into account the last 3 years he's paid $2m, $1m, $1m. If you drop those three years off the contract altogether and treat it as a 10 yr contract, his cap hit is $9.4m.

So really, Getzlaf isn't that much of an over payment...the # just seems large b/c we're used to seeing contacts with the low $ years tacked on to the end.
The only thing really saving it from being the worst contract in the league is the fact that Anaheim's center depth beyond him and Koivu is laughable at best.

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