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by Paul on 10/31/08 at 03:04 PM ET
from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,
In the context of that complicated four-year, $21.6-million (all currency U.S.) contract extension signed by the Ottawa Senators’ Daniel Alfredsson this past week, the question – of what constitutes a “good” contract in today’s NHL? – is more pertinent than ever.
And more to the point, who is the contract good for? The player? The team? Or in the rarest cases of all, for both?
Alfredsson clearly is satisfied with his new compensation package, which will permit him to play out his career with the Senators, the team that drafted him originally back in 1994 with a long-shot 133rd overall pick.
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