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07-15-2008, 01:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Ola View Post
On a scale, more like "below avg" then bad...

Like he is defenitly worth 5m considering we got him from the UFA market, IE added a player we had not brought up yourself. You always overpay for them.

And getting a player who defenitly is worth 5m for 7m isn't that bad, we are overpaying with like 2m. If you look around the league there is plenty of UFA's signed who ends up making zero sense. Like a Derian Hatcher, Mattias Norström or Ed Jovanovski -- with thoose types you are basically paying 5-6m per for players that your team would be better without.
Fair enough but we're gonna feel the hurt of overpaying when we have to let someone key walk, or pass up on an elite player because we are up against the cap.

As I said before, it may already have happened in the cases of Jagr and Avery.

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