Opinion: PRO – Karlsson's large contract won't kill Sharks' chances

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Opinion: PRO – Karlsson's large contract won't kill Sharks' chances
Opinion: PRO – Karlsson's large contract won't kill Sharks' chances

Editor's note: The annual Mosaic Journalism Workshop for Bay Area high school students is a two-week intensive course in journalism. Based at San Jose State University's Spartan Daily newsroom, Mosaic students report and photograph real stories under the guidance of professional journalists. San Jose Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson has struck again. Erik Karlsson, the best free-agent defensemen, agreed to an eight-year, $92 million deal to stay with the team. Some fans think the contract will hurt the Sharks' chances to retain their own players in the future. They are wrong. Yes, $11 million is a hefty salary for just one player and leaves the Sharks with only $16 million before they hit the

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