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Pros and Cons of Markov's New Contract

By Ryan Szporer (Photo: Charles Krupa/Associated Press)

When Montreal Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov signed his latest three-year, $17.25 million contract , Habs fans generally rejoiced. Here was a Habs lifer, who, now 35, was going to get a realistic chance at finishing his career in Montreal...