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03-11-2013, 12:28 PM
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Originally Posted by CrAzYNiNe View Post
I'm just worried that he may cost 7 or even 8 if he pulls off Norris like numbers this year and happens to win it next year. If we signed him long term to a deal that had a cap hit of about 5.5, we would have a better chance of signing other guys.

Obviously this talk is all hypothetical and we can imagine millions of different scenarios.
But the most likely scenario was always that you were right all along.
Not only is this bridge contract likely to cost more cap space in the long run,
habs lost the chance to defray some of that this year when we can easily
afford it. If we are a contender in two years , then we are more likely to be
pressed for cap space.

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