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McDavid’s new contract built to weather a work stoppage

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 17 / 17

I f there is an NHL lockout or any other kind of work stoppage in the next eight years, Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid will not lose much of his new $100 million contract. His eight-year deal includes $86 million in signing bonuses...

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