Thread: Brad Richards?
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05-23-2013, 07:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Ziggy Stardust View Post
I actually recall the opposite, where the Rangers offered a hell of a lot more than anyone else up front with the bonuses. Richards is getting $12M this season. That's why the Rangers landed him, as a bulk of the money he was set to earn came in the first few years of the contract.
The Kings reportedly offered a heavily front-loaded contract as well.

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/spor...m-leiweke.html
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Initial reports pegged the contract at nine years and $58.5 million, which was close to or identical to the Kings’ offer. Both offers were heavily front-loaded.

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