: The Columbus Dispatch:
Derick Brassard Signs 4 Year Extension
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09-04-2009, 01:50 PM
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48 NHL games and we're signing an extension? I hope it's not paying him much. He has yet to prove he can hold up for even half an NHL season.
I like what I've seen, but I just haven't seen enough to be excited about this.
Such is the new NHL. I don't care for it much, but guys are going to get paid for potential. If you don't adhere to that philosophy, you're going to have a lot of problems keeping your team together in the future.
I love this deal. Of Brass, Filatov, and Voracek, Brassard will be the best IMHO, assuming he can stay healthy (which admittedly, is a more of an if than I'd care to admit)
And ****, if Jeff Finger is worth a 3.5 million cap hit, Brassard is fine at 3.1 mil.
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