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07-11-2013, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Rafa Nadal View Post
Is there a new limit for contract lengths with the new CBA? I like how the NBA does it now. 5 years is the max, but only if he stays with his current team. Also, I think it's sad that a foreign league can give higher salaries than the NHL.
NHL owners actually asked for the 5 year limit like with the NBA and it got rejected by the Player's Association.

The 7 year / 8 year limits talked about by Ziggy and Holden was the compromise that was agreed upon.

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