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Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby columbia on Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:11 am

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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby dodint on Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:52 am

Not even an honorable mention for Letang? Boo.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby meow on Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:57 am

dodint wrote:Not even an honorable mention for Letang? Boo.

That's pretty tough criticism for a contract that hasn't even started yet.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby dodint on Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:01 am

That's why I figured it would be an honorable mention. That roster of 12+ people whose contracts just feel bad but aren't quite substantial enough to earn a spot, yet. Lots of people don't like the Letang deal, but is there anyone that feels good about it?
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby Gaucho on Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:04 am

We'll all feel good about it soon enough.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby Crankshaft on Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:38 am

Really? Already starting on the Letang contract. :face:
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby dodint on Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:42 am

Yeah, sorry. I know it's kind of a broken record. I just kept reading it expecting it to come and it never did. It is what it is, and no one was commenting on anything in the article. ;)
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby Crankshaft on Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:43 am

You didn't even give anyone a chance to comment on anything in the article since you were the first post in. :lol:
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby columbia on Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:47 am

That Clarkson contract was a super dumb move.
I love it.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby dodint on Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:48 am

I waited 2.5hrs that's an eternity in Internet time. :lol:
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby Staggy on Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:54 am

Regardless of Letang's play, the article clearly states it's for current contracts, not extensions that have yet to kick in.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby dodint on Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:07 pm

Touche.

I'll be sure to give all future Grantland articles the academic respect and dignitity they deserve in the future and will file my comments accordingly as per your recommendation.

Speaking of, it's hard to believe Staal is only 25. I hope he gets him game together soon.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby pittsports87 on Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:17 pm

For that list they are only considering contracts that are currently in effect. Letang's hasn't kicked in yet so it wasn't taken into consideration.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby pittsports87 on Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:17 pm

For that list they are only considering contracts that are currently in effect. Letang's hasn't kicked in yet so it wasn't taken into consideration.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby dodint on Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:33 pm

So I've heard. Thanks.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:45 pm

Since Letang's contract hasn't started yet, I don't think it was eligible for this particular list.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby pcm on Fri Feb 14, 2014 2:43 pm

Not to mention it would have to actually be a bad contract in order to be considered for this list.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby mikey287 on Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:42 pm

Says Suter is elite / calls contract one of the league's worst.jpg

Roman Josi is on the list because the person has never seen him play, he's very good player. Grow up.
Campbell has been one of the league's better d-men in the past couple years. The contract is a little wonky, but it's really not that bad.
Bozak isn't anything special. But he's a top line center that doesn't appear to be holding back JVR or Kessel, and covers for them defensively...

The rest aren't really worthy of further comment...
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:47 pm

Yeah that list is pretty horrible. Lots of contracts that are fine on there.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby Kovy27 on Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:02 am

Idoit40fans wrote:Yeah that list is pretty horrible. Lots of contracts that are fine on there.


This.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby meow on Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:05 am

The name of the article should have been

I Don't Like Long Contracts
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby Great58 on Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:17 am

meow wrote:The name of the article should have been

I Don't Like Long Contracts

Or short ones, in the case of Subban.

I nominate this as one of the worst hockey articles I've read this morning. :P
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby columbia on Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:21 am

The writer is a humorist.
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby KG on Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:38 am

No issues with Quick's' contract. Agreed obviously on Clowe and Clarkson. It is great to be an unrestricted free agent.......
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Re: Hockey’s Worst Contracts

Postby Nuge on Sat Feb 15, 2014 11:38 am

That Leino deal...woof.
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