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12-16-2008, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by pitseleh View Post
And call me naive, but I have a hard time believing that Sundin would take a substantial discount to play in New York just so he can enjoy their travel, restaurants, theatre, etc. for the next four months. Even $7 million prorated versus $10 million prorated at this point in the season is $2 million of salary he'd be giving up for those conveniences. I know that money isn't the only factor, but I have a hard time buying that he'd take a bigger discount than that to sign in New York.
You'd think if that was so important, he'd just, oh, I dunno... take the $10 million we're offering and blow it in NYC after the season is done.

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