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12-22-2009, 11:28 PM
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Originally Posted by T_Cage View Post
I couldnt disagree more.

It's a long-term deal (takes him to age 40) to a team he likes (and has played his whole career with), so he took a little discount, but not that much. He won't get more than 5M on the open market, on a likely shorter term (granted in a GM game he probably would have gotten 10M/yr, but i mean realistically )
Lundqvist = 6.8, Fleury = 5, Vokoun= 5.7, Kipper = 5.8, Thomas = 5, Luongo= 6.7, 5.3
Turco= 5.7, Ward = 6.3, Backstrom = 6, Miller = 6.25

No point in arguing it now that it's been signed so i'll shutup. Just think any franchise/Top Ten goalie taking 5 is already taking a fairly large discount.

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