Thread: Value of: UFA Malkin in 2014
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04-01-2013, 02:24 AM
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Originally Posted by LetsGoFlyers1825 View Post
As much as I wish cap hell on the Penguins, I see Malkin going full "Good Guy Geno" and signing for $8.7.
It's a bit misleading to look just the caphit. Total earnings is what matters in players mind.

Crosby is earning 83.4 million in those 8 years (from 2014-15 to 2021-22), when Malkin should sign that maximum length 8-year contract. That means 10.425 million yearly earnings (without any fake cap hit) if he takes the same than Sidney.

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