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The Hot Players Next Year

from the CP via Slam,
Offensive explosion in the new NHL may have a real impact on future player contracts, starting with next summer's free-agent market. Will smaller, skilled forwards now get better compensated? And will big, slow defencemen take a pay cut? "For too long, many GMs have minimized the valuations of smaller skilled players even when they had comparable performance to their offensive comparables," said agent J.P. Barry of IMG. "The new style of play has allowed many of these players to flourish and play a larger role than they ever have before.


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