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03-03-2007, 02:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Erik Estrada View Post
Fine. But because a team has a bigger bankroll, it doesn't just spend money for the sake of spending money. It spends more money because it feels the extra money spent will better their club. And it doesn't go and get those foreign players ahead of the available local players because they want to have an exotic face to their club, but because they are the best players they can afford.
Without a doubt, however...If we could go out and sign guys like Kovalchuk or Havlat or Ovechkin or what have you, before another team drafted him...This point would make sense.

But we're forced to get older, much worse euro's than what we could get if there wasn't a draft.

There also isn't any UFA/RFA bull ****.

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