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10-08-2013, 09:07 PM
zarley zelepukin
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Originally Posted by Pantokrator View Post
In a salary cap world having more players with lower salaries is better than a single player with a high salary, unless that player is Chara, Crosby, Malkin, etc. It seems usually better to have solid depth with medium salaries than to have no depth with high end salaries. The Boston team and LA team that won the Stanley Cup have a good blend. Once a team wins though, the salaries on the team go up and depth is depleted. I would much rather have a team of 3 solid lines than a team of on or 1.5 solid lines.
The Kings seem to be doing alright with those guys, and they don't make Crosby/Malkin/Chara money anyway. I think Carter and Richards at their salaries are better bargains than Simmonds and Voracek at theirs. It's not like all the guys we got back are cheap, and of course the ones that are cheap won't stay that way much longer, whether we win a Cup or not.

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