Roenick: Crosby deal 'contract suicide'

Aug 21, 2012 Full story: The London Free Press

Jeremy Roenick had one of the NHL's loudest voices during his playing days. And being retired hasn't exactly shut him up.

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Comnsnse

Newark, NJ

#1 Aug 21, 2012
Except of course he's absolutely correct. Long term deals for athletes who have suffered dangerous injuries are fiscal insanity. Athletes are paid for what you hope they will do,not what they have already done and been fairly compensated for. This also applies to athletes who have used PEDS. See Arod who has been in decline for now three years with an assortment of injuries ,but still has four more at a price reserved for the top players. Which he is not!

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