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06-12-2013, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Peter Griffin View Post
Why would a team buy Luongo out if he only plays 5 more years? Looking at how his contract is structured, and how after 5 more years his salary drops of dramatically, it's highly unlikely he even has plans on playing past 5 more years and is more likely to retire at that point. No buyout necessary.
What makes you think a guy is going to turn down millions when it is guaranteed until 2022?

I wouldn't do that.

Your assumption of retirement works well for people that aren't guaranteed money for the next 9 years. We aren't talking Roloson here.

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