Thread: Confirmed Compliance Buy-Out [NYI] Rick DiPietro
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07-01-2013, 08:34 PM
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Originally Posted by nazembiggs View Post
Lol at people saying congrats islanders, they signed a goaltender to a terrible contract that they now have to pay him to not play. This will be the only money wang will spend this summer, snow won't be able to sign any UFAs
I'm not an Islanders fan but this post is pretty dumb. The Islanders are not the only team that offered/signed a contract to a player that didn't work out.

Just about every "big ticket" free agent in the last 5 years that was thrown huge money and long term contracts have left their fan base asking "really?" within a couple of years. Especially when Jacobs and company fought so hard to bring the cap down next year.

$1.5, even for 16 years, isn't that big of a pill to swallow and a retirement contract I would love to have.

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