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Musings On The Salary Cap

In a story that I posted the other day, Melnyk had this to say on the subject of a potential Alfredsson contract extension:

“What we’d like is to come up with something so he is a Senator for life,” Melnyk said here yesterday morning. “We have to be realistic about what we can do and where the economy is headed. We’ll see what happens.”

It got me thinking about how the economy affects - and now threatens - NHL teams in our current salary cap world, bringing me back to the notion I shared in my second ever blog post: what a better salary cap might look like.

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Looking Beyond the Highlight Reel

I’ve been to a lot of games over the years as a fan. Ok, that’s probably a false statement, since it’s not easy to catch the Sens from the Leafs’ backyard, but I get out, turn on, or tune in whenever I can. As a fan, I can just sit back and relax, and enjoy the show, maybe with a beer while decked out in every piece of Sens branded glory I can find.

This past weekend was a whole different ballgame for me though, as I took off my Ottawa Senators slippers, and put on my writer’s hat to try my hand at covering the Rookie Tournament in Kitchener.

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