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[PIT] Evgeni Malkin to be extended (8 years - $9.5M cap hit)
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06-12-2013, 12:38 PM
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Denver, Colorado
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I honestly think the timing is right to move Malkin for Pitt. They will get the maximum return with the cap going down and teams needing to unload some room for him, and he's just entering into his prime at 26.
However, I do not believe they'll move him. Shero will end up gutting his defense core and continuing to flounder in the playoffs with no goalie or defense.
Well the whole point of the salary cap is to get League parity, so we shall see what happens here. I think it's inevitable that Crosby and Malkin are broken up eventually due to the cap system.
That said it sure does help they managed to sqeeze in Crosby's contract in before the new CBA, so anything is possible. Pens management did a good job here.
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