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07-04-2013, 07:18 PM
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Gardner McKay
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Originally Posted by Captain Saku View Post
The problem with GMs is that they know they have a small window to win the cup. So they ditch long and big contracts to UFAs knowing that in 5 years they may not be here anymore, leaving the problems to their subsequent GM.

With the new CBA, teams like Philadelphia and the Rangers can't sign UFAs to stupid contracts without real consequences.
Not really. We can continue to trade them to MTL for bluechip prospects. As long as there is no recapture penalty on the contract, players will still be tradable. That simple.

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